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Turning People into Story-fodder

Characters can only be borrowed from life and they’re true Frankensteins, with body parts and characteristics borrowed from various sources. As long as I had a worthwhile story, I had every right as a writer to be curious. And yes, the first impulse of empathy and compassion? As a writer I can’t afford to lose that either.

If turning people into story-fodder is sin, I’m willing to live that.

Writing Wednesdays: Kickstarts

Kickstart is the word for it: a kick on my ample butt in order to start, that is. No writing this past week, no revisions. A bit of reading, yes, and I’m scheduling a post about it for the coming monday. I tried to post on my Daily (w)rite blog, where I scribble random stuff,…