This blog follows how a romance novel set in the Borders of medieval Scotland is researched, written and hopefully *hopefully* published.

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Friday, March 09, 2007

Six Sentences

Ok, now get yourself over to Sara's site (if you haven't already been there today) and check out Thursday March 8th's post about "An Economy of Words."

I thought about doing a six sentence story (I'm incredibly verbose when blogging and being "chatty" but I strive for an economy of language--stressing it when I'm editing) and finally got something together. I'm not necessarily proud of it... It doesn't feel "complete" and doesn't seem "finished," although it ends. I don't know, I used to write short fiction all the time, but not "flash" and not "short, short" (well, not often).

So this six sentence thing was a fun (yet nagging) "assignment." Ah well. Since being "here" I've (inadvertantly) created a blog for my random poetry (if you can call it that), started a Word Count Journal (which I'm thinking I'll change a setting or two on to make it "public"), and seriously been considering joining an online writer's group. So (I feel) I'm being incredibly brave while I pursue personal escapism ;-).

Ok, so now I'll send my "Six Sentences" to Robert...

Have fun--try something different and stretch yourself!
~Saoirse

5 comments:

Robert McEvily said...

Love your work, Saoirse, and so glad you found the site!

liz fenwick said...

Stopped by to welcome you to the novel racers.......six sentence story......tough........

Saoirse Redgrave said...

Thanks, Robert! I like to have fun with all this...

:-)
~Saoirse

Saoirse Redgrave said...

Thanks, Liz! I'm just getting my Novel Racing act together now--It all looks exciting...another fun impetus to writing!

~Saoirse

RomanceWriter said...

Can't wait to read your Six Sentence story. Let the group know the day it goes up so we can all check it out, if you feel up to sharing.

Glad you decided to take part.

I wanted to write a six sentence story that was funny but the muse disagreed and I crafted one that is angsty and sad. LOL. Oh well. Maybe the next one can be funny.

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