When I write fiction, I’m not the only one telling the story. I write in partnership with every reader, who interprets my words and brings them to vivid life in her mind.
“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” –H.D. Thoreau
For some reason, I can’t keep track of my plot without something physical to look at. Normally, it’s sticky notes, but since I moved out of our town house, where my attic office had a slanty ceiling, that doesn’t work too well. The walls here are textured. I tried index cards, but that seemed kind […]
I murdered a nice old man today.
“Partner up, and everybody goes to work.” – rodeo photographer Dan Hubbell
I have a clean desk, a cover, and a plot all worked out on an inch-high stack of index cards. Let the wrangling begin!