There Used to be Mountains

There used to be mountains in my life. This didn't matter to me in the way it matters to most people living in the Pacific Northwest. I didn't need the mountains as an escape, something to scale, accomplish. They were ornamental to me, decorations dotting my horizon when I looked beyond the city limits, the… Continue reading There Used to be Mountains

This is Where you are

One of the key components to a well-developed story is the setting. It's important because it informs our characters and plot. What does your character's home look like? What does she see each day on her way to work or school? Imagine The Great Gatsby's loss of the American dream without the over indulgent New… Continue reading This is Where you are