Checkmate – Author’s Notes

chess-345904_960_720This week’s Microcosms took inspiration for their prompt elements from the 1997 movie Titanic – with a few odd prompts thrown in for good measure. I used the three elements they’d got on their first spin which were

character: millionaire,
setting: England,
genre: steam punk

Using these three I came up with my tale Checkmate. As you’ve probably already guessed chess does play a part. You’ll be able to read the story below, along with my thoughts about how I wrote the story.

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