Here are my thoughts for a high level outline:
1. Introduce main character, family, friends, co-workers
2. Job Loss
3. Criminal Acts
4. Separation from Family
5. Party Time
10. Possible Reconciliation with Family and...
I'm making up a character for a short story.
Her name is Coralie (Greek meaning maiden) Capello (Italian meaning trickster) I need a middle name that flows nicely but starts with a C. She is blonde, larger blue eyes, freckles and smart, and nice to everyone. But the 'trickster...
I want a friend or several to help me write a story. If the first one is enough to draw people, then perhaps we cowrite on a regular basis. When it comes to plot, dialogue, characters - that's not the problem. Descriptions: being able to put my reader right in the country, state...