Part of today's text was shamelessly lifted from The Literary Lab. You can read the whole post be clicking the link.
I feel like with some stories I'm being confidently led from one stop to the next. The direction feels clear. At other times, I get frustrated because I feel like I'm just randomly going from place to place with no one guiding me.
As a member of several writing groups, I've often told writers their story needs direction. In his post, Domey Malasarn has managed to say exactly what I mean. Please lead me! Writers who lead often commit all the sins that writing instructors teach us not to do and it doesn't matter. When a writer leads, readers follow.
M.R. Jordan is a writer, editor, sporadic blogger, and lover of beer. Lives in South Korea with her two cats, Bear and Geumbi.
Bear (Gom in Korean) then (above) now (below)
Geumbi (Gold in English)... then (above) and now (below).