Category Archives: Writing Process

Dialogue Tags

What is the function of dialogue tags?  It seems of late there is a trend in writing to drop dialogue tags, or at least the dreaded “said.”  In part, I agree that tags have been overused. The story and the … Continue reading

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The Potentialities of Distance

Part I – Critique of Pure Judegement What is critical distance and what is its function?  Critical distance is a mental and emotional aspect that gives one just enough distance so that an object can be seen truly.  This state … Continue reading

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Weeding the Garden Analogus to Editing

I have been weeding the garden all day today.  This is a chore that I usually put off until my backyard looks like a jungle.  With gloves in hand, I grabbed my cup and thermos and opened the door to … Continue reading

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