In his memoir, On Writing, Steven King compares writing a story to digging up a fossil. It starts with the simple discovery that something is there, thought at this point you have little clue what it is (or will be). As you keep digging, working draft through draft, you discover more and more and the … Continue reading Around Curiosity’s Edge – Outlining & rediscovering the power of the flash card
Some story construction and first illustrations In March of 2017 I entered a short story writing competition. The requirement was to write a short story of 2,000 words or less in which a character gets themselves into and out of a problem. The result, The Sky Belongs to the Dreamers. So the story as it … Continue reading The Sky Belongs to the Dreamers – First Sketches!