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Worth a Thousand Words: Jennifer Stogner

As she crossed the quiet threshold, the warm orange glow of the lantern wavered and bounced, scared to tread past the gate of pine. The light jerked beneath the branches and threw the shadows across her tattered white gown like starving fingers swallowing her into the hooded woods. She must have been gone for at … Continue reading

Worth a Thousand Words

When you set a scene, you’re painting a picture for your readers. Sometimes it’s easy–if an airplane’s taking off your characters are probably on an airfield or in the plane, and they act appropriately. Sometimes you have many more options. For this exercise, choose the scene first, and then find some characters and let them … Continue reading