Cupcake and her author are a hoot. 😀
Mom and I have been working hard.
Mom is working hard on two new stories, as usual.
What’s so difficult about this?
She writes a little bit of each one each day. When she gets to the end of them, she will put them away for a while and then revise the heck out of them to make them tight with no extra words. She will make sure they open with action and end with a twist. She will try to show and not tell. She will move the characters from place to place and keep the action coming so they aren’t talking heads.
Then she will send her favorite one of them to her critique group friends to see what else she needs to work on.
I have been working hard too – at the library…
…and at the veteran’s home.
I have dressed up, listened to stories, sat on…
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