The dead have it easy

This was written for a prompt. Can you write me something where the first line has Character 1 asking Character 2, a complete stranger, whether they can borrow their gun? “Give me the gun kid. I got this.” That is what he said and I trusted him. I was being a coward, I know that, I just wanted to give someone else the responsibility. I never for a moment thought I ...
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Resources

Methods
Information on the Resources (books, podcasts, software) I enjoy. Including Snowflake Method, Wonderbook, Writers Toolbox, Fiction Unboxed, Writing Excuses Podcast, Self Publishing Podcast, Scrivener, Nanowrimo, Over the years I have tried out many different writing Methods including: Snowflake Method Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that ju...
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Ideas

Ideas
How I get my ideas and how I turn them into stories. Observation Sometimes an idea can be sparked from seeing or hearing something. A tip you hear a lot is that you should carry a notebook around with you wherever you go. I have always done this, but sometimes my notebook is an app on my smartphone. Films/TV/Other Books Sometimes something you watch or read can s...
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Succeed Where I Failed

Short Story inspired by an album by a friend and musician, written based on a contest she ran for a ‘back story’ to accompany the album Succeed where I failed The swell of Molly’s belly was a blessing and a curse. She failed to protect her younger brother Thomas and had since stopped trying to find him. It was just a simple argument that got out of hand and he ran away, s...
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