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How to build a character and, possibly, a novel plot in 10 minutes.

Script in Performance, taught by the international playwright Seamus Finnegan, brought to you by Duck-Face-the-Unknown (a.k.a. Willow). A new term has begun and my new favourite (legally attended) class, is Script in Performance. The professor of this class, Seamus, is an Irish jem, and I feel privileged to be taught by someone so hilarious, artistic,… Continue reading How to build a character and, possibly, a novel plot in 10 minutes.

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Writing

All Writers Have A ‘Secret Unsalvageable Story’

I should think that all writers have a story in their skeleton cupboard. A tale they are either fond of or hide it in the attic somewhere because they can’t bring themselves to burn it. This novel tends to be either the first one they ever wrote or riddled with obvious personal parodies to their… Continue reading All Writers Have A ‘Secret Unsalvageable Story’

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Drowning in a Bottle of LIFE, more like.

I should be doing an essay this very second. Am I though? What I am doing, however, is pushing through the first draft of my NaNoWriMo novel, Drown in a Bottle of Keys. I am that determined to pretend my essay will write itself. I have to say, with a little encouragement/writer’s block demolishing from… Continue reading Drowning in a Bottle of LIFE, more like.