This is a workshop I am facillitating at the Ross Aragon Community Center in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Notes from each workshop and select writings will be shared here.
OTHER WORD CHOICES: chance, accidental, haphazard, unsystematic, hit and miss
AND yes, arbitrary is another word for Random.
Here are two off the wall words that I found that also can be synonyms for Random:
Stochastic: (stuh-KAS-tik) adjective: Involving chance; random; probabilistic.
Etymology: From Greek stokhos (aim, target, a pointed stake for an archer to aim at). Earliest documented use: 1662.
Usage: “Medicine is a stochastic science — no doctor can predict the future.” Sandeep Jauhar; When Doctors Slam the Door; The New York Times; Mar 16, 2003.
POV (Point of View): Point of view in literature is probably the biggest single area of novel writing that aspiring writers have problems with. More specifically, they often can’t decide whether to use first person or third person point of view. This can be the single most important decision a writer makes about their novel and if it is not handled correctly it can guarantee a novel’s failure.
Well, you guessed it! There was no class on 16th. Dan and I were the only ones who were not involved with vacation, hiking, long car trips, etc …
Pagosa Springs was beautiful this Monday, April 9th, 2012. It was a warm, sunny beautiful day with soft white clouds scattered throughout the deep blue sky. Everyone I met the entire day seemed to be cheerful and in great spirits and the number of participants in the Write Along the Write path workshop doubled! It was simply a wonderful day!
There is a place in time and space where humankind exists in peace and love. A dot on the map that doesn’t indicate a township or city, but more so an enlightened awareness of collective minds. This is where people blend, and converge among themselves, where love and honor are the established norm.