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The Abruptness of Storytelling

Interesting thoughts on storytelling and gear-shifting. — CJKC

Reblogged from The Unicorn Blues:

Lately I’ve been thinking about different ways you can tell a story, and how abrupt tonal shifts and/or endings shouldn’t always be considered flaws. No matter what kind of story you’re telling, it is somewhat going to echo life around you; life with its rapid tonal shifts and unexpected endings.

In John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars the main character, Hazel, is obsessed with a book called An Imperial Affliction.

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