Elements of Fiction (60)

Element 60: Growth

Although not too many writers have commented on Growth as an element of fiction, I still regard it as one of the most significant ones; I’d go so far as to say indispensable.

John Gardner once commented that when you’re reading a great novel (or story) you get the feeling that you’re onto something. And for my money, the something that you’re onto is the potential…



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Ulf Wolf

Raised by trolls in northern Sweden, now settled on the California coast a stone’s throw south of the Oregon border. Here I meditate and write. Wolfstuff.com.