The last few days, I’ve been taking advantage of quiet times when the kids have been playing with their Christmas presents to work on one or two manuscripts. These include the next book in the Green Oaks Primary School series as well as a couple of other stories.
One interesting issue that has come up in one of my stories is whether or not a character has any siblings. In the very first draft I wrote, the main character has a younger brother. After nutting out a few issues with the shape of the story, changing the younger brother to an older brother may cause some interesting conflict in the story. [Read more…]