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Fun with Writing

Last year at the SCBWI Carolinas fall conference one of our presenters was Daniel Nayeri.  If you don’t know Daniel, find out about him. His most recent publication is, well, it’s a box.  How To Tell A Story. [Workman Press] It is about writing creatively. Probably more for a *kid* audience than an adult one, it is a ‘restart your brain’ sort of box. A way to test your own ability to write as well as letting you *see* the way a story unfolds.

This year my critique group–soup–has decided to use HTTAS as writing exercises. At a group meeting we roll the blocks. For our first exercise–not sure where we started–here’s what we had to work with   Continue reading