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Why writing a book is like creating parallel universes #amwriting

Wow. What great food for thought from The Writing Chimp! I just had to share! What are some of your thoughts on this?

G.L. Cromarty

When I was little there was a children’s book I read, and in the book you got to choose what happened next. Such books were not new then, and they are still around now. I saw an adult version of this not very long ago. You know the kind…

Lots of exciting stuff has happened…do you:

Open the door – go to page 64

Turn around and walk away – go to page 72

This got methinking about the writing process, and how, when we write, we sit out oftime, as if we are sitting on the edge of countless parallel universes.

Nobody knows the exact way the book will turn out when they start to write. Writers are always talking about the way characters can surprise them, or how the story can twist itself unexpectedly.

But what about us?

Whatif we sit down to write a chapter today, would…

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I'm a senior at the University of Central Arkansas, studying Linguistics and Creative Writing. I love learning, chocolate, reading, writing, knitting, crocheting and photography.

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