Involving One


This group of flash fiction stories have ‘one’ thing in common. They are stories that mainly feature one person. Something happens to this one person and because of that a change occurs. In the first story, all it takes is a look for the protagonist to become defensive.

Tips on Character Development

Once you’ve decided on the story you want to tell and the genre you’ll use to do it, it’s time to get clear on your characters and on making them compelling. They are essential to the success of your novel, as they’ll bring it to life like nothing else.

Hit Me With a Galaxy

For years and years; possibly ten, one of my stand-by writing activities was the collecting of resources. One project was to fill a whole scribbler with titles that caught my attention. I had five binders (big fat two-inchers!) of printed pages from online sources and the writer books, filled three bookshelves all by themselves. Another bookcase housed the non-fiction resource book overflow.

Opal Writers: June 2021

The June issue is now available!