the runaway groom

January 21, 2014

Runaway to Watkins Pond with Virginia Nelson and her Runaway Groom

Once upon a time… My crit partner sent me a short she’d written and as I scanned the words, I laughed. No, not because it was bad—but because it was funny, but when I got to the end…it wasn’t enough. So I called her and said, “I have good news and I have bad news.” I could almost hear the tension over the phone.  “The good news,” I said. “It’s a great story, and it’s funny. The bad news? Dude, you have so much more here you can do.” Thus began a three hour conversation where we batted stuff back […]