If you play with people long enough, you get to know them pretty well. It’s true in team sports, and it’s true in writing. But sometimes, there’s just not enough room in the story. Sometimes we have to cut characters from the team.
That’s what happened to Jonesy. He’s Jack and Alex’s best friend and team captain. Stand-up guy. But he had to go. I just didn’t have room on my roster.
See what you missed. A photo gallery from my book launch at Blue Heron Books.
Do you like watching deleted scenes and outtakes from your favourite movies? Then you might like this scene from Betting Game. For a while, it was the first chapter.
One picture. One sad image of a small boy. He could be your child. Your neighbour’s boy. Your student. All of a sudden, in one relatable moment, we cannot turn away from a sight no one wants to see.