Category Archives: selection of detail in writing fiction

Blame The Weather

To those readers in winter-affected areas:  is the weather making everything feel like extra work to you?  It is to me.  Just getting dressed is a shivering labor involving long underwear under my jeans, a fleece over my shirt, wool socks as thick as my thumb. Preparing to actually leave the house, say to walk Hannah? … Continue Reading

Gleaning More….Details

     Let’s go back to the slushy dark afternoon of my first post.  Remember how I played sleuth and trailed the SUV?  Already the painting on the back window had generated the makings of a plot.  But a bit of tailgating yielded extra details: the birth date was Dec. 31, 2001, and the date of death… Continue Reading

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