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White room syndrome

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White room syndrome

A clear and common sign of the failure of the writer's imagination, most often seen at the beginning of a story, before the setting, background, or characters have gelled. "She awoke in a white room." The 'white room' is a featureless set for which details have yet to be invented -- a failure of invention by the writer. The character 'wakes' in order to begin a fresh train of thought -- again, just like the writer. This 'white room' opening is generally followed by much earnest pondering of circumstances and useless exposition; all of which can be cut, painlessly.
It remains to be seen whether the "white room" cliche will fade from use now that most writers confront glowing screens rather than blank white paper. (Source: Turkey City Lexicon ) (e)
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