Just tell me what you saw this morning like in two lines. I saw a water glass on a brown tablecloth, and the light came through it in three places. No metaphor. And to resist metaphor is very difficult because you have to actually endure the thing itself, which hurts us for some reason.
∆ Marie Howe on a writing exercise she gives to her students, as told to Krista Tippett for On Being
i kind of want to try writing an 'accordion' blog post that can be read at multiple zoom levels, depending on your interest level. maybe each paragraph has a 'more' link that unfolds additional thoughts, quotes, resources
Create a city of djinns map
Ex. Puri’s house, jalebi stand, taxi stand, cubbyhole where they hid from mob