Writing Where Babies Come From, Pt2: A Mouthful of Candy, or, Pussy

I wrestled with a big scene yesterday, and again today; one featuring everyone’s favorite character from Sour Grapes of Wrath, Jimmy Cristo (as portrayed by the incomparable and mighty Jason Fraser). Just as I approached my morning job, I had an appealing idea that brought a new element to the scene and character. Now that …

Writing A Mouthful of Candy

It’s just as useful to write about a story as it is to write it; I solved some outline problems today, and I think I even lucked into discovering one solution that involves a character I’d previously been sorry to cut. It’s definitely looking up; challenging myself to do ‘the’ draft is forcing me to …