Exercise #886: Craft
I think I’ve mentioned this quote before, but I may have only used it in my signature tag, rather than as an exercise. I did a quick check but don’t find an exercise related to it (but there are so many archived exercises now!). Apologies if we’ve visited this before.
Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
- Robert Frost
Think about this quote and how it applies (or doesn’t) to your own writing life. Then write! You may give us an essay detailing your findings or show us a scene based on the quote.
Critiquers, in addition to a technical critique, you might consider the following questions:
* Could you see how the piece related to the quote? Why or why not?
* Could you relate to it? Why or why not?
Word limit: 1200
Please use the subject line
SUB: Exercise #886/yourname