Meet Charlie


  • Tell us about your story:
    • When and where is your tale set?
      • Charlie’s Grandpa’s House – The Tree (a major character) located in the side yard You can see it outside the kitchen window.
  • Who are you?
    • What is your name?
      • Charlie –
      Are you a fictional or historical character?
      • Fictional
      What’s your role in the story – are you the protagonist or a supporting character?
      • Charlie asks his grandpa how the Oak Tree became so big- This question sets the stage for the intergenerational story of how the massive Oak Tree came to be
      Are you a human, animal, alien, robot, or something completely different?
      • Human  and an Oak Tree
    • Do you consider yourself to be good, bad, or indifferent?  Would others agree with this assessment – why, or why not?
      • A sweet boy who enjoys hearing his grandpa tell him family stories.
  • What do we need to know about you?
    • What is your personal goal?  I mean, what do you ultimately want?
      • To understand how the Oak Tree at his grandpa’s house grew so big.
      What is standing in your way?  What conflict(s) do you face?
      • Imagining how a tree could grow so big from a tiny acorn
      Why is this goal important to you?  What’s your motivation?
      • To discover the importance of patience, faith and learning about family history.
    • If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be, and why?
      • To be able to go to grandpa’s house every day and play on the tire swing he made me.
  • How do I get a copy of your book?
    • Is it available now, or when can we expect to see it released?

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