Posts Tagged: descriptions

On where stories really begin

The thing about naming a book ‘A Traveller in Time’, like Alison Uttley did, is that you know that a character is going to slip back in time. No matter what else happens in the book, what other exciting events

On where stories really begin

The thing about naming a book ‘A Traveller in Time’, like Alison Uttley did, is that you know that a character is going to slip back in time. No matter what else happens in the book, what other exciting events

On a story of confusing proportions

I am having a bit of trouble getting through Redwall. I feel terrible, since I know lots of people – including one of my best friends who I talk about here – loved the books, and so many people have

On a story of confusing proportions

I am having a bit of trouble getting through Redwall. I feel terrible, since I know lots of people – including one of my best friends who I talk about here – loved the books, and so many people have

Lewis Carroll on descriptions

When you are describing, A shape, or sound, or tint; Don’t state the matter plainly, But put it in a hint; And learn to look at all things, With a sort of mental squint. ~Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll on descriptions

When you are describing, A shape, or sound, or tint; Don’t state the matter plainly, But put it in a hint; And learn to look at all things, With a sort of mental squint. ~Lewis Carroll