I shudder to think of the purple prose that would have been crafted had they fired something in .308. https://twitter.com/iwriteok/status/1423396169082761216 …
Day 5 of
The hardest part of writing for me is actually writing beautiful prose, especially while depicting landscapes or describing emotions. I'm better at the earlier stages of writing a story, like creating characters or worldbuilding.
When even coffee can't help us put words to feelings,
@craftcafe.ca comes through with the most tasteful selection of stationery!
Locally made with unique pictures and prose, these paper tokens – much like Craft Café itself – are anything but ordinary.
Let the coffee and c… pic.twitter.com/Q34272Pmo1
From a fascinating and wide-ranging essay on friendship by Francine Prose. https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/friendship/gummy-jungle …pic.twitter.com/GQGagMgtIT
In Norse mythology, Ratatoskr is a squirrel who carries messages between the Eagle atop the world tree Yggdrasil, and the Serpent Níðhöggr, who dwells beneath its roots.
According to the prose Edda, this is how the Eagle and the Serpent argue with each other.
two strangers on separate tracks eyes meet linger in intricate stares he smiles tentatively a wisp of wind catches her laughter she smiles back
i long to write deep & elegant truths in luminescent prose—but little of what i say improves on nature’s magnificent silence.
Rowling wrote 1 compelling story with okay prose, lazy world-building, and no real message. Pratchett wrote 41 compelling stories (counting Discworld alone) each with brilliant prose; ingenious world-building; and a unique, life-changing message. The two are not comparable.
Thrilled to have a haibun collaboration with Michael Hough published in
@dsh_haibun Drifting Sands Haibun
Editor Keith Polette
Emotional Response to vaccination
Michael Hough (prose)
Christina Chin (haiku)
Please join us on Wednesday, August 4th, 7 PM EST for a virtual reading by four of Hudson Valley Writers Center's core prose instructors: Christina Chiu, Peter Brucklebank, Beth Hahn, & Jonathan Vatner!