A good story is all about something foreign thrown in the midst of the usual. It's about something peculiar shoved into a normal environment. It's not so much about cream being poured into coffee as it is kerosene being lollopped in. It's not some much about a tractor in the middle of a cornfield, as it is a rhinoceros.
Annie Sullivan: Raising the Stakes in Her Sequel, The Curse of Gold
YA author Annie Sullivan shares how she had to raise the stakes for everyone in her sequel to A Touch of Gold, why the writing process changed because of selling it on proposal, and more!