A draft, a draft!

I have, technically, finished my first draft. It runs all the way from the beginning to the end, minus some missing scenes. The story still known as Statutory State (because I have yet to come up with something better) stands at about 72k. That leaves pl ...

A story without conflict…

...well, that's just not a story. Conflict is essential to story. Without it, there's nothing to tell. It's just, "Two ducks existed. They lived in harmony. The end." Yesterday I got a beta reader request that began with, "It is a romance story that has ...