Day 3 of editing this book. I've finished. I have the map together and I just finished with the character list. 43 characters, with 13 of those being primary characters in the book. The map was easy because most of the story takes place in Dubinshire. But if you think it was easy, guess again. … Continue reading The Missing Thread
Who is this missing character? Do you know who it is?
Writers are often asked where they get their ideas. While I can't speak for other writers, I know that generally something (anything) sparks a character to start speaking to me. The ones that stick are typically very loud and won't leave me alone. They tell me their story. But that's how the stories get started. … Continue reading Ideas in weird places
Too often we want someone to show us the way. There is no way but the path you are forging. Everyone has to make their own path. But here's a couple things that might make your artistic path a little easier: 1. Remember there is no map. 2. Know where you want to go. You … Continue reading Get going