Witty-schism, 2/22/14 — getting carried away

My mind's continuing verbal wars with itself.

“Getting carried away is what it’s all about. The story is a story about getting carried away by the story, but who’s getting carried, and who’s doing the carrying?”


12 thoughts on “Witty-schism, 2/22/14 — getting carried away

  1. Easy. It’s the mobius strip of how stories work. The reader carries the details/words of the story while getting carried away by the details/words. That’s why it’s critical for the writer to choose the correct details/words. If it’s not done well, neither the carrying nor the carried-awaying happens. The correct details are the catalyst for the reaction. And of course, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, right?

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