Julia Bell

“In the same way that a word repeated over and over begins to sound bizarre, so an object scrutinized with such attention will start to shed its everyday invisibility. So pepper grinders become armless women who scream when their heads are twisted and rain bitterness, a cheese-grater becomes a steel wall of tears, or a light bulb the lost eye of a Cyclops. The”

Julia Bell, The Creative Writing Coursebook: Forty Authors Share Advice and Exercises for Fiction and Poetry
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