Fiction Writing Chapter Two: Character Name Crisis!
As I mentioned in Fiction Novel Writing: Chapter Two Begins! my second chapter’s narration springs from the mind of Mike Hayden, Treva’s father and the owner of Hayden Autos, a Southern California used-car dealership boasting mediocre success at best. A man of heart and good intentions, Mike’s hard work over the years have fallen short of […]
Fiction Novel–Vote For Your Favorite Title!
I am considering a handful of titles for my in-progress fiction novel. Your input is valued! Please vote or suggest your own title! The story is about an Orange County (Southern California) based family. Beginning the day after the mother’s funeral, the first scene occurs the family’s car dealership in Capistrano Beach. The father, Mike Hayden, has spent […]
Fiction Novel Writing, Chapter Two Begins!
I am officially 676 words into Chapter Two. (See Fiction Novel Update… Eurphoric Uncertainty) I mention the word count because it seems like an impossibility. I have been working on, ruminating and procrastinating over this chapter for days, and I only have 676 words?! Sure, I’ve read and reread them, updating, finessing, editing and adding to […]