Until about 100 years ago no person could ever tell another person the same story. The very best any author could do was to convince readers to tell stories to themselves.
Complete this short exercise and you will see how it works:
A cowboy is on the open range riding a horse. Suddenly, the horse sees a snake. The horse jumps and the rider is thrown off the horse.
Here are a few questions for you:
In what direction was the horse riding?
What time of the day was it?
In what location did this occur?
What color and kind of a horse was the rider on?
Was the rider wearing a hat?
Your imagination conjured up the scene. You … >>>READ MORE >>> →