This is actually a scene I was recently working on in Once Upon a Time in Iowa. In the book, we are with Mary. I thought it might be fun to look at it from Jesse's point-of-view. It's inspired a writing prompt which you can find at the end of this post.
I wasn't certain if I would write it from her perspective or would I write her as a recipe. What does recipe format entail? I'm a recipe writer. How hard can this be?
a lighthearted way to play around in the character's head, hearing how their thought process might work
Tuesday I made shepherd's pie for dinner. It turned into something more like cottage soup in the oven. Don't know what went wrong. Everything was runny and there'd been an increase in liquids after 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Even my thick layer of mashed potatoes I'd carefully spread on top was thin and sad … Continue reading I think my muse conspired with a kobold…
Before my thyroid crashed (thanks Hashimoto's) I was only chapters away from finishing the first (aka roughest) draft of Once Upon a Time in Iowa. My endocrinologist has me closer than ever to feeling like myself again. This new burst of brain function is new and exciting. I've been working my way back towards writing. … Continue reading Once Upon a Time in Iowa trudging along