Word by Word

Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

Details to heighten conflict

Our daily lives are filled with insipid details, background sounds, and habitual responses. There is both sameness and comfort in the dailiness of our routines, the furnishings and clutter in our homes, the alarm clock buzzing each weekday morning. And our storytelling needs bits¬†of this day-to-day normality to establish an authentic and breathing world. ¬†Within […]

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