Can story exist without conflict?
Seeking stories without conflict and writing to find out what you don’t want to know.
This week, I share a little of my own writing, as well as two other links. Hope you enjoy these five things from my week:
- I sat on a link about different plot structure for about a week. Some of the writer's thoughts seemed faulty, so I never shared it with you, but it did lead me to write this short diatribe: Story is not plot.
- For over a year I've been searching for stories without conflict, and a question and response from Seth Godin's latest Akimbo episode resonated: Being Jupiter, Conflict, and Doing Nothing.
- I've been feeling a little lost as of late in my work, and I had a realization this week while playing a video game: It's all about the paperclips.
- Something useful to practice: By setting the rules, you can reduce your decisions.
- Lastly, can you imagine writing to find out what you don't want to know?
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