December 9th, 2014

dog knotwork

Random scribblings

I am reading through Ursula Le Guin's Steering the Craft* - which is a sort of coursebook about writing. I thought I would try and actually do some of the exercises, so this is for the first one 'write something gorgeous to be read aloud' using repetition and alliteration.

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* for some reason, I can't get into the habit of italicising book titles!  I always put them in single quotes, then think, no, they should be italics and have to change them. Probably because last time I quoted book titles a lot I was still writing with a pen, and you really can't do italics in handwriting.  Or not with my hand writing anyway.