Stories well told give lessons galore, stories untold leave lessons unlearnt.
“Jack and Jill went up the hill
to fetch a pail of water
Jack fell down and broke his crown
And, Jill came tumbling after.
Some story, Huh? The problem is; that too many stories are just as exciting. Try this on today’s youngster! We as adults can appreciate the predicament …. but, it’s hard to understand the whole process of just how these incidents happened. Or why, for that matter.
As writers and story tellers (and this would be all of us) we are told that if we use enough commanding adjectives, we can pull the reader into the story…..perhaps even a metaphor or two would garner attention.
How then might we make a successful story out of the above? Here’s a thought;
Jack and Jill were soon to be married. Their dream was to have a beautiful home of their own, and it was about to happen, as…
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