1st Chapter Dempsey



In the beginning

Me and the keyboard. A blank screen and ideas. Lost of ideas. Sifting through them to find the keepers, the ones who don’t float away, who lodge in my brain and hum until I give them breath in the form of words, crafted on to the page.

Placeholder ImageThen the the work begins. The first 10, 000 words rattle along. You are in love with your story. Your characters become your best friends, your only friends. You live in your head even when you are busy with the stuff of life.