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.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

A Brit a Day [#772]

How about a two-fer:  today's Brit can be American actress Holly Hunter's character, Scotswoman Ada McGrath, in the groundbreaking 1993 film, 'The Piano.'  And Wednesday's can be Anna Paquin, the Canadian-born New Zealand actress who played her daughter.  Anna was the second youngest ever winner of an Academy Award when she won Best Supporting Actress for her role in 'The Piano.'

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