Lost in Translation.

I took a writing course with Lauren Winner when I was at Duke.  Lauren’s a really good writer, and she did a great job assigning us the sort of creative writing assignments that really good writers tend to put themselves through… like tell a story only through dialogue or write the same scene from the perspective of multiple narrators or write a sentence evoking the emotion “love” without using the word “love”.  Well, in the linked post, my wife has given herself a rather unique writing assignment: describe your life in another English-speaking country using their indigenous dialect.

Really, really good.  Check it out….

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