Comments on: I will tell you a story now, about a ship adrift… http://www.coriolinus.net/2008/05/11/i-will-tell-you-a-story-now-about-a-ship-adrift/ read, and be entertained Sun, 12 Sep 2010 18:15:26 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v= By: coriolinus http://www.coriolinus.net/2008/05/11/i-will-tell-you-a-story-now-about-a-ship-adrift/#comment-1485 coriolinus Mon, 12 May 2008 00:58:14 +0000 http://www.coriolinus.net/?p=2131#comment-1485 <cite>But seriously‚Ķ a giant lobster?!</cite> Yeah, it's not exactly great, but I was writing this without any plan or organization whatsoever. I was up to six paragraphs from the end, wondering how to conclude the story without turning it into a novel, how I was going to fit it into the genre of magical realism, and the giant lobster thing seemed to work if only because a bunch of detail I had included before for flavor suddenly turned into foreshadowing. But seriously‚Ķ a giant lobster?!

Yeah, it’s not exactly great, but I was writing this without any plan or organization whatsoever. I was up to six paragraphs from the end, wondering how to conclude the story without turning it into a novel, how I was going to fit it into the genre of magical realism, and the giant lobster thing seemed to work if only because a bunch of detail I had included before for flavor suddenly turned into foreshadowing.

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By: "Rourke" http://www.coriolinus.net/2008/05/11/i-will-tell-you-a-story-now-about-a-ship-adrift/#comment-1484 "Rourke" Sun, 11 May 2008 21:52:16 +0000 http://www.coriolinus.net/?p=2131#comment-1484 Not exactly a story for my taste, but well-written and cleverly succinct (you worked within your limit and used just enough exposition). But seriously... a giant lobster?! Too surreal, imho. Not exactly a story for my taste, but well-written and cleverly succinct (you worked within your limit and used just enough exposition). But seriously… a giant lobster?! Too surreal, imho.

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