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World Walkings

World Walkings

As a writer, reader, and an artist, I find myself wandering in different worlds quite often. The more I do, the more I learn about myself, the real world, and other people. On some days the sideways jump between worlds doesn’t seem so difficult, but on other days… it’s about as easy as leaping the Grand Canyon. There’s all these other things that get in the way–like work and chores, or even eating and sleeping. Still, when I get immersed in writing (or reading or painting) nothing else matters.

So how do we find a balance between the have-to real world and the want-to worlds?

A sideways leap

A sideways leap

How do you “get into” other worlds? And, for that matter, how to you transition back? This website is dedicated to the journey toward a more creative life. Come World Walking with me.

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.” -Henry David Thoreau

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.” -Carl Sagan

 

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Final note: all pictures are either taken myself or found on Pixabay.com (an absolutely fabulous site that offers high quality pictures that can be used without attribution. If you love this — become a part of it.)

World Walking

World Walking

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Re-visioning for PLOT

Right now I’m in the middle of trying to re-vision the plot of my 3rd novel, I Feel For You

Revision - the precision part of writing.

Revision – the precision part of writing.

(IFFY). I’m using Scrivener – and really loving the corkboard part of it for visualizing. One thing I’ve been working on is adding information based on the book The Writer’s Little Helper (by James V. Smith) to the summary (what shows up on the corkboard).

I’m adding all the information on “The Scene Card” (page 114 of the 2006 ed.) So each summary tells:

  • who is in the scene,
  • what happens,
  • where and when it takes place
  • whether it is a master, major, or minor scene (as described in The Writer’s Little Helper, 42-43),
  • what the purpose of the scene is,
  • and finally the ratings on the ACIIDS intensity scale (pg.

This is what it looks like:

Scrivener's Corkboard

Scrivener’s Corkboard

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