The Macro to Micro Method by Sylvie Kurtz Revision When my kids were younger, I remember watching one of those kid-centered science shows with them. The gist of the episode was how to fill a vase with stones. First the “scientist” started with the sand, then attempted to jam in bigger pebbles and got nowhere….

Story Deconstruction

Learning to Write by Taking Apart a Story by Sylvie Kurtz Story Deconstruction Story deconstruction means taking a story apart to see how it works (or doesn’t.) I’m always amazed at the number of people who want to write, but say they don’t read. That makes no sense to me. A big part of learning…