The "Brit a Day" series

What does a months-long parade of attractive British men have to do with fiction, you might well ask? These gentlemen have inspired some lovely scenes, part of the life I live in my head. Over time, some of these scenes reach out to one another and begin to form a story. For the present, each one of these pictures provides a writing prompt for me, a way to keep me writing with a sense of passion and narrative, even when the stories are not yet fully formed.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

A Brit a Day [#642]

My daughter is reading 'The Scarlet Letter' right now, and--I've said it before, and I'll say it again--the first time I saw this character my mind screamed 'Arthur Dimmesdale!'  There is so much repressed sexuality communicated by those slivers of white collar and all those buttons.

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