I started out with good intentions of writing a bunch more words, but it didn’t work out that way.
Today was a day to spend with Lorelei the Muse. Here’s why.
A novel needs characters, a plot, setting, but it needs something else too. All those bits and pieces have to form a cohesive whole when you’re finished. It kind of reminds me of swishing all those blocks around to build the wall in Tetris.
I have characters, setting, and plot, it’s that other part that has me stymied today. Nobody wants to read a story where problems don’t have to be faced and eventually overcome. Deciding to pull the sword from the stone, then doing it makes for a pretty unsatisfying tale.
There is a plot sized problem, but I’m dealing with a section sized problem here.
My pirates are in the process of pulling off a big con…
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