Writing simultaneous storiesOR artistic circuit training
Published on 2012-04-27 06:56:00
For the last month or so, I've been writing on two projects simultaneously. This is the first time I've done so -- certainly the first time successfully. I've tried before but each time, I met with confusion or frustration. I'd go as far as to say that this time around has been pretty effortless.
Before I get into my guess why this time has been different, let me recap the projects.
The first is a rewrite of my nose-fetish short story, a bizarro tale about a man who impregnates his sinuses. Don't ask -- it's a sickfest. It's written in third person in very natural language -- for me, at least. Almost casual, even snotty.
The other is a historical series of vignettes, recollections of an old man about his rise and fall though addiction to viewing sleeping women. It's told in possibly the thickest language I've ever crafted as it's intended to have pieces extracted and performed for an audio project with Joe Frawley, a neo-classical compos...