Story Weaving

Writing a story is akin to weaving a quilt that provides maximum comfort to your audience. Each idea, a cotton boll, is picked and placed in a basket. The cotton is spun into thread. Thousands of threads are then woven into sheets: large collections of coherent ideas to be cut into bits. After arranging the bits, you have to sew it into a story, and fluff it with cotton to retain heat, the function of the quilt. Done well, an audience may be sitting at home, warm, enjoying your creation.

Thank you for reading my most recent writing enlightenment! 🙂


Thomas J. Benedict



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