I’m leaving in a couple of minutes on a historical fiction research adventure.
A couple of quick things before I go:
1. I missed this the first time around, but Fuse 8 reposted a link to the really nice things that PW blogger Alison Morris said about the cover design of CHAINS. For the record, the book’s gifted designer is Lizzy Bromley and the cover artist is Christopher Silas Neal.
2. I don’t miss Pennsylvania politics.
Today’s goal: Write for 15 minutes.
Today’s mindset: observant.
Today’s prompt: Leave your house and go to a fairly crowded place where you can sit down. Spend your fifteen minutes making up stories about the strangers walking by you. Pick up on a specific detail of their clothes or what they’re carrying, or their behavior as they move past you. If one of the quick one or two line sketches grabs you by the throat and the details start to pour out, stay with it until you can’t write any more. (This is a favorite game of mine for being stuck in airports.)