A Personal Reflection on the Liminal Spaces in Life

1857 WordsJun 15, 20188 Pages
Chuck Wendig has said writing the middle of a novel is the hardest task. He calls it the mushy middle. Others call it the sagging middle. Liminality are the in-between moments. It is often an interval of tribulation, of halt and alteration. Your old habits, beliefs and even personal identity deteriorates. In that moment of liminality, you have the chance to become someone new. Liminal space is the middle of every great story. In movies, it is the period you find that there is a twist in the plot. Change happens through liminal space, which is the period of alteration and transformation. The word, liminal means “threshold”. It can relate to a transition from childhood to adulthood, the time between wounded and healing, the transition from…show more content…
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