Good post on writing in scenes

“The Yellow Test” by Lee Gutkind caught my attention when APH member Lettice Stuart posted about it on our association’s listserv today.

Why? Because he’s talking about writing in scenes.

If you’ve taken any of my writing classes since I fell under the spell of Jon Franklin’s Writing for Story, you know how thoroughly I’ve been converted to the faith that scenes are the power behind compelling storytelling.

You’ll want to read “The Yellow Test.”  And, if you can get over your inhibitions about (gasp) defacing books, try it.

I will–let’s compare notes.

-Sarah White

Image from Lee Gutkind’s post, credit Milan Bosic

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My blog "True Stories Well Told" is a place for people who read and write about real life. I’ve been leading life writing groups since 2004. I teach, coach memoir writers 1:1, and help people publish and share their life stories.
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One Response to Good post on writing in scenes

  1. lana write says:

    Dear Sarah

    Thank you very much for this post. Mad about Lee Gutkind. I am doing a Masters Nonfiction Writing. Lee was here speaking in Sydney this week.

    Gratitude. Warmly, Lana

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