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Vonnegut’s shapes of stories

November 16, 2010

Somewhere, Kurt Vonnegut wrote that writers should begin a story, any story, novel, whatever, as close as possible to the end.  At least, I think he said that.  Did I dream that?  Anyway, great advice.  And here’s a fine little chalk talk by Mr. Vonnegut.  He’s talking about the simple shapes of stories.  Entertaining and instructive.  Listen up.


From → Fiction

One Comment
  1. A.J. O'Connell permalink

    Awesome video! Thank you for posting.

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