ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

An Annual Meditation on Death

Or — why I think about death on my birthday

Photo by Robert Anderson on Unsplash

Writing our life story backward

It is a recommended writing technique — one on which I’m taking a class at present: write backward. Write from the ending to the beginning. What is the happily-ever-after scene you want to conclude your story on? And then figure out how to get there.

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Aditi Banerjee

Aditi Banerjee

Published novelist. Practicing attorney. Writer and speaker on Indic civilization. Incurable wanderlust for the Himalayas and other ancient fabled lands.