Everything I Know About Writing I Learned From…

Showers are great for writers. They are a time for letting your mind wander along with your loufa, bar of soap, or other cleaning implement of choice. I roll out of bed every morning straight into the shower, and if you’re anything like me, this purgatory between sleep and wakefulness is fertile ground for the imagination. It’s when my mind really wanders. It was just such a stroll through the swampy mists of my imagination that this thought popped into my mind – story structure is really a lot like an accordion. Accordions? Really? Yes. In fact, there are  a lot of things...

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