Subtext & Dialogue: Hidden Emotion

A work-in-progress, the following piece is a writing assignment produced for The Center of Fiction’s Active Storytelling course taught by Judy Sternlight. An Innocent Banter “I forgot.”Silence. “It’s not that big of a deal, really …”“Yeah, right.”“So, what now?”“Uhm, I’m not sure.” Subtext Version 1 Clutching the calendar with today’s date circled in bright blue and highlighted inContinue reading “Subtext & Dialogue: Hidden Emotion”

The Backstory on Eloise Frump

A work-in-progress, the following piece is a writing assignment produced for The Center of Fiction’s Active Storytelling course taught by Judy Sternlight. Summary Character Development Eloise Frump, a 27-year-old socialite from Water Mill, NY. She lives with her fraternal twin, Marcus at a condo development in Bushwick, one of her father’s pet projects. Marcus manages the sales officeContinue reading “The Backstory on Eloise Frump”

A New Point-of-View of The Giving Tree

A work-in-progress, the following piece is a writing assignment produced for The Center of Fiction’s Active Storytelling course taught by Judy Sternlight. A New Point-of-View of The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein prepared by Andrea Preziotti Boy, please tread softly, as your feet dance wildly across our bodies. You may be young but we areContinue reading “A New Point-of-View of The Giving Tree”

Shades of Pink

Hmm,Why… Why what? Why is it,so damn cold in here? We may have forgot to pay the heat. Why on earth would we do that? It’s winter, it gets cold,like every single day until the first day of spring and then, well it gets colder until global warming changes and— This has nothing to doContinue reading “Shades of Pink”

Choosing Kindness for Myself, for Others 

DAY 9: The Writer’s Happiness Challenge: Remembering Kindness In today’s exercise, @splendidmola asks us to reflect on the last few days, remembering any small kindnesses performed by yourself or for yourself. Now set the timer for (5) minutes and write them down.   Consciously Choosing Kindness for Myself, for Others Sending cards to loved ones inContinue reading “Choosing Kindness for Myself, for Others “