Saturday, August 14, 2021

Details, Devils, and Sundry

 One of your favored concepts for your own composition, your teaching others to compose their own work, and your priorities for focus in your role of editor insists that the devil resides in details.  You've evolved your consideration of this notion to include the absolute equivalency between details and characters in your own composition.

Thus not only do the characters themselves plan, flail about, scheme, lie,  and indulge denial, there is a host of nouns and adjectives in orbit about them,offering distractions, life-saving vests, and solutions. More to the point, when you begin to edit your own work, the first things you look for are laggards, characters who serve no purpose and