Explanation of My Silence
A sudden gust carries the dandelion’s seed far beyond what the eye can see. But, the life of that miniscule seed doesn’t merely end or disappear. It doesn’t cease to exist or float into the abyss of nothingness. The seed has embarked on a journey forced upon it by elements of a greater power. The choice was beyond its diminutive life, but it was made nonetheless. A time will come during its aerial odyssey when it collides with a future that wasn’t planned, in a place both foreign and dangerous. That now meaningless embryo knows change is imminent and that change could mean disease or death. Yet, it instinctively understands that if it’s roots grasp the essence of vitality strong enough, it will signify life and survival. Today, the dandelion seed is alone, lost, and fighting for purpose. But, next year, with strength and perseverance, it will become a thriving plant possessing extraordinary beauty and vigor. Continue reading “Silence of Dejection”
I’m preparing to rework the first draft of my newest short story and I’ve decided to try something a little different. I’m going to use a loose plot structure on my story. This is new to me because I’ve never used a set plotting structure or formula for a short story. It’s not needed, but when I saw this one I decided it actually makes sense, so I’ll give it a go. Below is a screenshot of the basic idea so you can try it too, if you want. Continue reading “Plotting a Short Story”
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