A Budgie Called Doris – The Perils of Backstory

I am consistently amazed by how little backstory you need in a first chapter. I know! Who’d have thunk it? But it’s true. The reader does not need to know as much you think they do. The reason I’m concerned with backstory is that I’ve been wrestling with the beginning of this chess ms and … Continue reading “A Budgie Called Doris – The Perils of Backstory”