I revisited fantasy for my second story. The theme came from a magazine call for “The resistance.” While I doubt if my version of “the resistance” is the same as what they’re thinking, I wanted to try the story anyway.
So I was driving around after lunch, trying to figure out what to write. Turned down this street and followed it. Where I had to turn back, I looked back up at the street sign:
And the opening to the story popped into my head.
- Story #1: Mystery, set in Hollywood 1940s, called Lost Starlet.
- Story #2: Fantasy, set after a war, called Robinwood