Tag: creative writing

How did I start a manuscript with little published experience? By starting

How did I start a manuscript with little published experience? By starting

Out on the high desert, far from most, but nearer than many, the crowd, dressed in everything from formal gowns down to not dressed at all, shifts restlessly within a large circular area. Sunset had occurred about a half-hour before. A small, but revered flame sputters and spits atop a metal flower, yet within finely wrought iron flower petals, a slight hiss, then a burp of gas causes a small flame effect to fly upwards like a quickly dying moth.