Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Short story - (literary) 'Pre-written character'

This was a weekly competition with a twist.  We were given a pre-written character and a snippet of what actions they were doing at the time.

I didn't gel with 'Chloe' - or particularly like her - when I first read her description, but after writing the story the character really grew on me and I could see this expanding into a full-length novel.  There's definitely enough background to it.

I was trying to write this in a fairly 'literary' style.  I wasn't sure exactly how it would turn out, but I wanted to have a go at creating some kind of mythical creature that didn't fit with the usual vampire/werewolf/zombie/ghost tropes.

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