When one considers the advice in writing, or any creative venture I suppose, to “start anywhere,” it’s a gamble. You just don’t know where it will lead. And when the “anywhere” from which you choose to start is Frankenstein, no less, the stakes might just go up.
I’m finishing up our discussion of L.L. Barkat’s The Novelist: a novella at Tweetspeak today. Maybe you’ll join us. If nothing else, there’s the awesome “Puttin’ on the Ritz” scene from Young Frankenstein to make you smile.