Tag Archives: Writing Process

Leo

I have a character, Leo, who interacts with a lot of the other characters in my Work In Progress “White Oaks”, but, so far, we really don’t know much about him. *I* didn’t know much about him, just that he was one of the … Continue reading

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Cabin 22 – Jill

Silver Oaks is a magical place… Jill shut the door of cabin 22 behind her, and squealed with excitement! At 14 she was grown up enough to have a cabin to herself, and not have to share with Mum and Dad … Continue reading

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Cabin 22: Selwyn Smyth-Tomlinson

This character has gone through a number of iterations but his transformation was the one thing that I knew about him all along. Following the change of emphasis that has caused this rewrite, there are a few recurring personalities that cameo … Continue reading

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Cabin 22/Silver (or White) Oaks

Some time ago I started writing “Cabin 22”, which I had conceived as a collection of stories of people staying in a cabin in the woods in rural Norfolk UK. The more I wrote, however, the more backstory there seemed to be. … Continue reading

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Freedom From or Freedom To?

When we have a burden, a heavy weight on our shoulders, we naturally seek to be free of it, to cast it off. To some of us, this is just a pipe dream, but others work through it to actively … Continue reading

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“Enough is not enough.”

If we enjoy something, wouldn’t more of it be even better? That is how our minds often work, but the truth is more paradoxical. Whatever we do, there will always be one more thing that could be done, and the … Continue reading

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Cabin 22 – Trey & Dotty Miller

Author’s Notes: Why would an American couple be staying in an out-of-the way place like Silver Oaks Cabins? Well, maybe because they thought one of their ancestors came from that area. That idea leads to this story, and a realization … Continue reading

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