Telling Tales

After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world. — Philip Pullman I grew up watching cartoons and movies in a way that, I suspect, few others did. If I liked a show or a movie, I’d watch the same thing over and over again, almost on loop, until I could recite the lines and mimic the actions to a tee. What this indoctrinated…

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But a Scribe

Storytelling and characters After rediscovering my passion for storytelling, I went on a binging spree. I read everything that I could lay my hands on that had anything to do with writing or constructing stories. Inevitably, I came across On Writing by Stephen King – half biography, half indispensable writing manual. (If you’re interested in scores and scores of works I read, leave a comment and I’ll see if I can’t…

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