Sometimes Real life can be more amazing and difficult to believe than made-up stories. Here’s a little nugget from award-winning sci-fi author Nancy Kress.
Fiction is about stuff that’s screwed up.
For more truth-telling insight (and of course, “how to get your stories off to a roaring start, keep them tight and crisp throughout, and end them with a wallop!”), check out: Elements of Writing Fiction – Beginnings, Middles & Ends, by Nancy Kress. Or better yet, find Nancy at her blog.