Exercise Wednesday: A hard rain’s gonna fall
Showers, flowers. “Into every life a little rain must fall.” This month, before your character can reap the benefits of a good watering, soak ‘er. Dump a storm-cloud’s worth of bad luck into her life. Please be specific and concrete. Think carefully about what would most threaten your character’s day-to-day existence and then bring it on.
And no do-overs for her. Let genuine consequences ensue. Okay? She’ll be all the better for it, trust me.
Have a lovely April–and carry an umbrella!
Have fun! And I’ll see you in October!
Director of Woodstream Writers