Fear

Names, Part 2

Character names can be used to create associations. This is something to work on long after you’ve solved your story problems. If you don’t know what I mean, start with Names, Part 1. If you’re past that, read on.

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Magpies

I’m at the base of a towering mountain. My tour guide stands before me, telling me about the beautiful lake 10 miles up the trail. It sounds perfect.

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“I forgot my glasses, my compass, my map,” says the tour guide, “And I’ve also never been here before.”

Not so perfect.

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