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The Art Of Reverse Narrative



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Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:03 pm
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Chairman says...



I'm thinking of writing a short story with absolutely everything flipped over. Has anyone seen the music video of The Scientist by Coldplay? It's (sort of) like that.
Sample:
He was falling through darkness, surrounded by sceams, wails and murmurs. Slowly he fell onto the floor, slamming his knee on a chair. Scampers of people filled the air as he failed (miserably) to dodge the silver bullet. A bulky man pointed the gun at him...

Oh darn. Is it a good idea?
  








Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.
— Brené Brown