Train Of Thoughts | Artale Legends-3

Prompt: Use ‘Stream of Consciousness’ as a narrative device to pen a story.

Definition: In literary criticism, stream of consciousness is a narrative mode or method that attempts “to depict the multitudinous thoughts and feelings which pass through the mind” of a narrator.

Understanding Stream of Consciousness: Stream of consciousness writing allows readers to “listen in” on a character’s thoughts. The technique often involves the use of language in unconventional ways in an attempt to replicate the complicated pathways that thoughts take as they unfold and move through the mind. In short, it’s the use of language to mimic the “streaming” nature of “conscious” thought (thus “stream of consciousness”). Stream of consciousness can be written in the first person as well as the third person.

Recommended reading:
1. James Joyce’s Ulysses
2. Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway
3. Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything is Illuminated

Event Rules:

  1. Minimum 1000 and maximum 2000 words.
  2. No previously published writings. No plagiarism.
  3. 1 entry per person. Only Word documents are considered. Email your entry to writers@artoonsinn.com with the subject “#ArtaleLegends-3 entry”. Entries submitted after the deadline will be considered as guest entries.
  4. Submissions close on 24th February 23:59. Winner announcement on the Recognition Day – 28th February.

NOTE: Though the event is exclusive for only the Claws Club members of ArtoonsInn, everybody is invited to write. Entries from non-club members will be considered as guest entries.

Current Claws:
Beetashok Chatterjee, Jaya Pillai, Sareswari Sai Krishna, Sreeparna Sen, Srivalli Rekha Mantrala, Tanima Das Mitra,  Yatindra Tawde.

–>Participants accused of plagiarism will be removed from the ArtoonsInn community.

Prompt by: Shankar Hosagoudar

Disclaimer: By sending your story you are allowing us to share your story on our website www.artoonsinn.com accepting the ArtoonsInn website policies.

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