Orson Welles said that
the absence of constraints is the enemy of artOrson Welles
and I cannot deny he was right. He knew, after all, a thing or two about art and constraints, and he was Orson frelling Welles!
I was reminded of Welles quote this morning, as I got a call for a horror anthology looking for Drabbles and Double Drabbles.
A Drabble is a thing Monthy Python invented for a lark: a novel in 100 words – not one less, no one more. A Double Drabble is, as you can imagine, a novel in 200 words.
And by novel I mean it has to have character development, dialogue, stuff happening, like a proper 500-pages blockbuster.