How to Make Fictional Oaks Grow From Little Acorns

How to Make Fictional Oaks Grow From Little Acorns

We’ve had sleet today and there’s snow forecast, so it’s definitely a good time to hunker down in the warm and do some writing. How’s this for an idea?  Describe a character; flesh out as much detail as you can — appearance, back story,...

Getting Started

In a recent post I was chuntering on about how to build the back story of one of your characters — what has happened to them prior to your narrative beginning – and using that as a means to help kickstart your novel or short story.  Brian Keenan (if you...