Why the Colorado Rockies?

Why the Colorado Rockies?

That’s what Tamela Quijas wanted to know. Today she hosts me at her Web site (check it out!).

Here’s a sneak preview…

In essence, the setting is an external analogy for their internal struggles (or: an external parallel to their internal struggles).

The physicality of the location (mountain) offers me as a writer plenty of obstacles to put in my characters’ paths. And obstacles are what I use to show how my characters develop over the course of the story. Without obstacles there is no story. And – for me – if a character isn’t changed by his/her experiences, then it’s not a very interesting story…

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