Writing hint 5

Writing hint 5

A Story by Cherrie Palmer
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Stuck in the corner

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When you've written yourself into a alley, start writing short bullet points of " then what " then pick the most outlandish one that works and begin again.

© 2019 Cherrie Palmer


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I live in an alley:) so i will have to invert the exercise to.... so your in an open field tho i got to admit on a few occasions I did hate that feeling when somebody runs up behind me but thankfully I am sufficiently big that most people don't bother me! but as i ponder your advice I imagine this is the spot that many writers do the ole dream sequence or flashback trick i love the seeds you plant in my mind

Posted 1 Week Ago


Robert Trakofler (Bad Bunny)

1 Week Ago

given my general practice in all things Robert I doubt i can do anything easy:)
Cherrie Palmer

1 Week Ago

Yes, on the map of life I've missed easy street more than once.
Cherrie Palmer

1 Week Ago

Yes, on the map of life I've missed easy street more than once.
This is amazing! I've never been in an alley (stories in my mind flow constantly), so I wouldn't have thought about this. This would be something good to do, even if you aren't in an alley. Sometimes we think we know where a story is going & maybe we need to re-examine our way a little . . . the part I love about your advice is "pick the most outlandish" (I hate boring predictable storylines!) You are the best, on a website like this! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Cherrie Palmer

2 Weeks Ago

yes, what you just said he said also. Sometimes we will write the simple ending (which is a huge let.. read more
So I was stuck in an alley, chasing the aliens that nobody ever notices because they're all staring and tapping and swiping at their phones, when a team of female amazonians jumped out of nowhere and seed me to death.
Yeah, that works nicely 😀


Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Christine Anne Shaw

2 Weeks Ago

You just called on me and I was so pleased to see ya!
Lorry

2 Weeks Ago

No I didn't. Its all a dream, or nightmare. WAKE UP CHRIS!
Christine Anne Shaw

2 Weeks Ago

:)))...............

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Added on August 1, 2019
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Cherrie Palmer
Cherrie Palmer

Oakland, AR



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I am a published poet and love poetry. My husband and I live near the White River, and love trout fishing. I find my surroundings a great inspiration to me. I also have two books on Amazon Kindle: O.. more..

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