Then I started to wonder what happened to these characters I created
Beautiful writing paints an image
Just for fun I am sharing a few photos to show where my protagonist lives.
"Boy Scouts," he said. I couldn't help laughing at the picture of boy scouts escorting reluctant elderly ladies across the road.
...few of us balk at flowers and chocolates, but your writer may be hoping for something a little more writerly.
Along our fence tidy pyramids of long necked brown bottles waited...