Exercises, General

On Listening

Most people would probably refer to it as 'eavesdropping' but frankly, that sounds a little rude. Overhearing might be a little bit nicer, but if we're going for honesty, listening in to other people's conversations is rude. As a writer, it's one of the best places to find ideas, both for stories and characters. Out-of-context… Continue reading On Listening

Exercises

People Watching

As much as writing can be a solitary profession, there are a few tools that are exactly the opposite. One of my favorite tools is people watching. People watching is a great way to get ideas for characters. Not only do you get to see genuine interactions, you also get the chance to stretch your… Continue reading People Watching