Going Plotless

In my last post I described the rule-breaking writing exercises I'm working on with my writing group. I promised to post an example: Don’t write a tight plot. Sounds easy, right? But here we want to focus on how to write a story with multiple trajectories that don’t quite add up. How might this work? … Continue reading Going Plotless

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Rule-Breaking Writing Exercises

I'm in a writing group that's been going on for years now. Normally we follow a certain schedule (if you're interested in how our Garden Group operates, see this), but recently I've decided to shake things up a bit. I asked everyone in the group to tell me a rule he or she generally abides … Continue reading Rule-Breaking Writing Exercises