The bread holds the good stuff inside. That's the plot. It's full of promise, but you really don't want to taste just the bread. The good stuff is inside. The characters.
I often find randomness to be a great creativity boost. Just what would a Chase story have in common with Making amends? I don't know, so you'll have to tell me.
As adults, I think most people discount dreams. We don't pay attention to them, don't put any significance in them, and don't bother remembering them. I've always been glad that I have never had that tendency. I dream often, vividly, in color, and I remember my dreams. Today it paid off. I dreamed up a … Continue reading Killer Dreams?
Thanks for bearing with me while I've been on a non-voluntary hiatus. Now, back to work!It's pretty easy to get the "plot" confused with what your characters are trying to do, and where they should be going by the time they meet what's-his-nose in chapter 5. It helps sometimes to think about plot at a … Continue reading Steal this plot!!