Impromptu Scribe

Impromptu Scribe Whether It Be Nail Biting Courtroom Suspense Surrounding A Celebrity Star On Trial The Tear Jerking Return Journey Of An Ageing War Veteran To The Battlefield Of His Youth An Hilarious Account From A Dog S Perspective Of The Eccentric Clientele That Frequent His Master S Restaurant A Bittersweet Tale Of A Vendetta Waged By A Young Girl Denied Her Favourite Ice Cream Or The Adrenalin Fuelled Adventures Of A Terminal Cancer Patient Turned Base Jumper These Make Up Just A Handful Of Examples Of What To Expect In This Riveting Short Story Collection Immensely Visual And Highly Versatile Are By Far The Most Frequently Recurring Descriptions Of The Author S Bold Style Of Writing Given By Early Reviewers Of Impromptu Scribe , His D But Short Story Collection. There is something for everyone in this wonderful collection of short stories that expertly captures the reader with wonderfully descriptive language Morritt has mastered a very difficult art Impromptu Scribe is a great collection of short stories for all tastes The collection doesn t follow a theme which means there is a wide variety of topics.What I liked about the bookThe stories were well written and I could find something for every mood I particularly enjoyed Hubert and Hector and found the story being told from the dog s point of view interesting and funny Alex Morritt did a great job in his descriptions and I loved how I was able to visualise each story.What I didn t enjoy Impromptu Scribe is a great collection of short stories for all tastes The collection doesn t follow a theme which means there is a wide variety of topics.What I liked about the bookThe stories were well written and I could find something for every mood I particularly enjoyed Hubert and Hector and found
Short stories are not usually a genre I would choose, but I did enjoy this interesting and varied collection There are stories in this book that would resonate with everyone The author s clever perception of characters brings the stories to life I particularly enjoyed Fallen from Grace and Hubert Hector A Trip Down Memory Lane was touching and evocative Lost in Translation was a classic example of a husband not listening to his wife How many times have we heard of this sort o Short stories are not usually a genre I would choose, but I did e
Here is a collection of short stories and vignettes some amusing, some sad, all thoughtful brought vividly alive by masterful description Each piece examines a different aspect of life The author dips us into it, so we can understand and feel the protagonist s view The hopes, the tragedies.Morritt narrows our focus to the size of a knothole through which we view each piece differently We can make out a beginning, middle, and end for some, which constitutes a story, however short Morritt b Here is a collection of short stories and vignettes some amusing, some sad, all thoughtful brought vividly alive by masterful description Each piece examines a different aspect of life The author dips us into it, so we can understand and feel the protagonist s view The hopes, the tragedies.Morritt narrows our focus to the size of a knothole through which we view each piece differently We can make out a beginning, middle, and end for some, which constitutes a story, however short Morritt begins with what
I found Morritt s writing in his collection beautifully visual, showing a whole spectrum of colours There s absolutely no doubt about his observations from when been in Guatemala It was a bit bland for my taste buds at times but when it was really good, it was just not enough. Impromptu ScribeAlex Morritt127 pages, 0.99This collection of short stories by British author Alex Morritt offers a smorgasbord of delights Whistling through each of the thirty or so short stories is the ghost of the author, not mentioned in the text, but present in the viewpoint, the gaze, the objects and people noticed and ignored in each story I found myself seeing past the characters on the page and wondering about their creator, about this man, a well travelled wanderer, lonely perhaps, Impromptu ScribeAlex Morritt127 pages, 0.99This collection of short stories by British author Alex Morritt offers a smorgasbord of delights Whistling through each of the thirty or so short stories is the ghost
Impromptu Scribe is a collection of stories about the joys and sorrows of the human experience As an American expat living in Guatemala I purchased Impromptu Scribe after learning that the author was to appear at a book signing close to my village at Lake Atitl n Because I really enjoyed his two prior works, Guises Guyana and Glimpses of Guatemala, I was excited to read this newest book As a lover of languages I immediately noticed the Morritt s delightful and creative use of vocabulary Impromptu Scribe is a collection of stories about the joys and sorrows of the human experience As an American expat living in Guatemala I purchased Impromptu Scribe after learning that the author was to appear at a book signing close to my village at Lake Atitl n Because I really enjoyed his two prior works, Guises Guyana and Glimpses of Guatemala, I was excited to read this newest book As a lover of languages I immediately noticed the Morritt s delightful and creative use of vocabulary I especially enjoyed finding words such as forensic enthusiasm, starving mites little children , sprog akin to the American Rugrat , and prevaricating.Although this is a compilation of short stories, some consisting of a mere three pages, each tale is expertly written in such a way that allows the reader to feel a genuine connection with the characters and to become fully engaged in the plot.The medley of themes and variety of locations are lovely The
Impromptu Scribe is a collection of short stories with widely differing subjects and settings.The topics are intriguing no wonder they sparked the writer s imagination and prompted him to put pen to paper I gather they were provided to him at a weekly writers circle meeting but you can tell that that this writer takes his broader inspiration from his wide experience of many cultures and situations I d say he is a person who looks and really sees There were some perceptive observations whic Impromptu Scribe is a collection of short stories with widely differing subjects and settings.The topics are intriguing no wonder they sparked the writer s imagination and prompted him to put pen to paper I gather they were provided to him at a weekly writers circle meeting but you can tell that that this writer takes his broader inspiration from his wide experience of many cultures and situations I d say he is a person who looks and really sees There were some perceptive observations which really enriched these tales This came across especially in Poncho
As he explains, this is a short in page length collection of over 30 stories, each between 500 2500 words Some are too short to be sensible, others beg to befully developed I have to admit, the form is off putting As part of a reading writing circle, Alex writes supershort fiction in response to writing prompts While this is an excellent way to produce ideas and hone the craft, I am reticent to condone rounding up enough of them to fill a book and bringing them straight to market Ha As he explains, this is a short in page length collection of over 30 stories, each between 500 2500 words Some are too short to be sensible, others beg to befully developed I have to admit, the form is off putting As part of a reading writing circle, Alex writes supershort fiction in response to writing prompts While this is an excellent way to produce ideas and hone the craft, I am reticent to condone rounding up enough of them to fill a book and bringing them straight to market Having said that, Alex is an excellent writer I enjoy his prose and the originality of his ideas I have enormous respect f
Relishing each morsel of Impromptu Scribe, a collection of short stories by Alex Morritt, you are at first surprised by the brevity and completeness of each vignette Morritt is a skilled and inspired writer, delivering poetic descriptions and characterizations that ring true, intrigue, and somehow give you the sense of having just read an entire novel He is like a master photographer, capturing the essential moment with clarity, yet leaving just enough of his subject unrendered so that your ow Relishing each morsel of Impromptu Scribe, a collection of short stories by Alex Morritt, you are at first surprised by the brevity and completeness of each vignette Morritt is a skilled and inspired writer, delivering poetic descriptions and characterizations that ring true, intrigue, and somehow give you the sense of having just read an entire novel He is like a master photographer, capturing the essential moment with clarity, yet leaving just enough of his subject unrendered so that your own imagination is allowed to help develop the image Each story is a glimpse into Morritt s world of experiences and observations, most drawn from his travels in Central and South America Each is complete and unique, yet familiar, ordinary, and very personal Each contains a crucial and definitive moment in the life of a character whose back story is precise