Monthly Archives: June 2011
A sneak peek at my short narrative entitled “Five Million” It was a warm spring evening. A friend of mind and I decided to trek on foot to a deli in Whitestone. We were about three fourths of the way … Continue reading
Reasons to like Guillermo Samperio’s “She Lived in a Story”: points of interest – self awareness among characters is rare and quite unique in short stories – the writing was experimental and strayed from the norm, which was refreshing – … Continue reading
What is a narrative? – a story – a sequence of events (can be out of sync) – contains characters (usually a protagonist and antagonist) – has a narrator (some voice or being explaining background on characters and situations) – … Continue reading
a P.I.E. paragraph stands for – Point, Information, Explanation step 1 – introduce the passage and provide a brief summary of what you are writing about step 2- quote the passage to be used for analysis step3- interpret the passage … Continue reading
Elements of a story A story should be: -solid -functional -necessary (everything with purpose) -lasting -clarity = makes sense for the reader -must be able to take something from it (informational) -timeless/lasting/relevant despite age -efficient -should teach a lesson or … Continue reading
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