In the New Year, Befriend Your Ego

Wrapping up the old year and bringing in the new, my monthly contribution to The Writers’ Vineyard invites us to see the Ego as a source for drama in fiction… rather than real life.

The Ego, after all, knows well how to create Drama. Conflict. Tension. Spectacle. These form the home turf of the Ego. “Look over here!” the Ego cries, as a child seeks parents to witness her first dive into a swimming pool. “Look over here! It’s all about me!” But isn’t that also the cry of our protagonists?

Read it all here.

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