Side Projects

Some stories take longer to gel in my head than others. The cast and crew of Revenants Abroad was nearly effortless. Andrej in particular, who was of course the genesis of the story, appeared in my head fully-formed, ready for action. Anne-Marie took longer for me to get to know. Neko ... what can I … Continue reading Side Projects

Character Interview – Neko

Since I've had so little time to write or come up with blog posts lately, I thought I'd toss this up here. It's another character interview with one of the characters in my vampire novel. I did another one awhile back for a writing challenge, and found it so much fun I'm doing them for … Continue reading Character Interview – Neko

Male vs Female characters

  I thought I'd give us a new post to continue the dialog from my last post about writing characters of the opposite sex. I think it can be done, but I think more people *think* they do it well, rather than actually doing it well. This is why we get so many stereotyped and … Continue reading Male vs Female characters

Name That Character!

Ok, people, I need help. I'm renaming my female character YET AGAIN, and I can't make up my mind. I'm trying to find something that's not ├╝ber-common, yet not so outlandish no one can pronounce it. I've listed a few choices below that I'm considering, although in the end I can't guarantee any of these … Continue reading Name That Character!

Protagonist or Nemesis – How to choose?

My little witchies are taking shape, but I find the one I intended to be my protagonist is just as vague and nebulous as ever. I am finding her quasi-nemesis a much stronger character who is easier to write but not at all the direction I wanted to go in with the story. I can't … Continue reading Protagonist or Nemesis – How to choose?