The Narrative Arc De-mystified

If you have troubles understanding the idea of the narrative arc, that mystical model of narrative construction, don’t beat yourself up. Instead, go out for a walk. When you come back in you may, if you’re lucky, realize that it doesn’t exist, but that other, more interesting ones do. If you didn’t have that experience, go out again. Repeat as necessary.

IMG_4109Big Bar Eskers, Cariboo Plateau, British Columbia

Writing is too important to lose the earth over it.


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