Pages 24-28 (Eccl. 2:12-16)

 

Advertisements

Posted on July 21, 2012, in Rough Drafts. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. What is she picturing in 35-38?

    • Ooops, that’s her grave marker. She’s contemplating her own demise. Back to the drawing board!

      That character, by the way, represents anxiety. Her name is Karenoia. I’m still pondering how to speed up reader recognition of each student’s unique personality, philosophical bias, name, and emotional status. I’m torn: do I let readers slowly catch on how each character is different? Or do I include a cheat-sheet, a “cast of characters” bio page. The fact that there are so many characters doesn’t help. I’m playing chess with my readers…anticipating what they may be imagining, trying to steer their imaginations, but also not being so obvious that nothing is left for them to imagine. If I do most of the hard work on this side of the creative process readers will be entertained more easily (but not too easy!) with the finished product. Your comments help immensely. Thanks!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s