Like that one guy said: Good writers borrow, great writers steal. Welcome to the place where all things have been lifted, looted, and otherwise pilfered…Remember, possession is 9/10s of the law.
On Monday I chatted about complications and, because Wodehouse is such a complication-y dude, there’s more to talk about. As I read more Wodehouse, I find it’s pretty easy to spot what’s going to be a trap for the characters. (Sure, there’re one or two surprises… Continue Reading “Wodehouse’s Traps: How he hints at the complications to come”
You know how they tell you creating complications is a good thing in writing a story? Challenge your characters? Well, Wodehouse is The Master. I remember thinking this way back when I read The Code of the Woosters. Now I’m reminded of his skill… Continue Reading “Trouble on Your Hands: Complications”