Elements of Fiction (69)

Element 69: Stamina

I guess that another word for Stamina in these circumstances would be stick-to-itiveness. John Gardner, as always, brings this front and center:

“Thinking this way, working unit by unit, always keeping in mind what the plan of his story requires him to do but refusing to be hurried to more important things, the writer achieves a story with no dead spots, no…



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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.