A metaphor is an implied comparison between two things that are unlike each other but have something in common. When used with restraint, metaphor is an economical way of conveying depth and complexity without ‘telling’ your reader what to think. Think about how an eggshell conveys fragility, an icicle conveys chill, or a shredder conveys … Continue reading frozen
This is a brilliant world. Love it. ebszabo Write your hearts out, people.
Memorable stories are driven by conflict. So think of the two most incompatible people you know and start them on this walk. ebszabo Write their story as they navigate a snow day.
Under the right circumstances a dead end can feel promising. ebszabo Write the story that makes this true.
The Sun coming up is an illusion so convincing that, though we know it is the Earth's motion that causes the Sun to appear on the horizon, we persist in calling it 'sunrise'. This is because we on earth are in a rotating reference frame. Something that I don't fully understand. But I think it might … Continue reading first light and bad love
WordPress.com prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. ebszabo Here's an excerpt: This blog was viewed about 2,700 times in 2014. Click here to see the complete report.
The New York Times reports that 2014 was the hottest year on record surpassing 2010 "planetary warming...poses profound long-term risks to civilization and to the natural world." photo: US Fish and Wildlife Service It's ten years from now. Deliver the news, as it will be if no remedies are put in place, to Bettles Light and Power … Continue reading hottest year #clifi