If I hadn’t agreed to go to a party in Haskovo, Bulgaria in 1994, I might not be married today. For that matter, if I hadn’t decided to go to Indiana State University instead of Bowling Green, I might not be married today. My husband might be married to someone else.
There is a scene in When Harry Met Sally when Carrie Fisher’s character warns Sally that someone else could end up married to her husband. So, that woman, who is she married to instead? What other children might have been in the world?
In an episode of Doctor Who, Donna Noble is able to change a past choice, and the Doctor dies as a result.
I started blogging a few years ago and so met you. Well, in that Internet sort of way.
Where am I going with this? It is like when I start a story and have scant clue what the character will do next. I just keep asking, if she does this, what will the other characters do in response?
This may be why my plots go all over the place.
What choice in life brought you and your writing to where it is today?