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by tburnszoo
Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: #8--Writing Out of the Box
Replies: 94
Views: 60564

My first thoughts about FIRE: 1. The burning bush 2. Comfort of a fireplace 3. Burning something - house, car, barn, etc. 4. War - The general shouted "Fire!" 5. We need to fire this woman. She's just not working out. 6. The forest was engulfed in fire. 7. The superhero had the power of fire. 8. Fir...
by tburnszoo
Sat Mar 06, 2010 11:55 am
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Dialog #3
Replies: 54
Views: 40934

Yes, I understand what you mean, Jan. Your suggestion does flow better.
by tburnszoo
Tue Mar 02, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Dialog #3
Replies: 54
Views: 40934

Because it was Sabbath, there was no need to go to the well for water or to begin making bread. Mary decided to sit in Elizabeth’s garden and enjoy the fragrance of the flowers. After a while, Elizabeth came into the garden. Smiling at her cousin, Mary said, “Good morning, Elizabeth,” “Good morning,...
by tburnszoo
Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:10 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Dialog #1
Replies: 103
Views: 88255

Dialog Lesson

Thanks for the tips, Jan. Your suggestion about putting Tina's thoughts into dialog makes sense.

Now on to your next lesson!
by tburnszoo
Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:31 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Dialog #1
Replies: 103
Views: 88255

Tina & Jocelyn

“No, Jocelyn, you cannot go see Spring Break Axe Murderer; you’re only fourteen,” Tina was trying to be calm, but her fuse felt short at the moment. “But Mom, everyone’s seeing it. Ashley and Tiffani really want me to go with them,” Jocelyn protested. “You don’t let me do anything.” Tina thought for...

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