One Writer's Journey

October 3, 2019

In the last post, I talked about developing a premise. You can check it out here. This week, we will talk about creating characters.

Characters are the foundation on which a story is built. They are the most essential part of developing your story. The premise is your...

September 18, 2019

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to blog. Life, illness, and general circumstances led me to take an extended break. But, I’m back at it. After some pushing from writer friends, I’ve jumped into the freelance editing pool. In doing so, I’ve decided to focus my bl...

October 16, 2018

This week’s #SPFBO Author Interview is with Marianne Ratcliffe.  She trained as a scientist and has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry. Now living and working in Cheshire, she finds the unearthing of new characters and new worlds as fascinating as any scientific discoveries made...

October 2, 2018

This week’s #SPFBO Author Interview is with Kevin Wright. He studied writing at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell and fully utilized his bachelor’s degree by seeking and attaining employment first as a produce clerk and later as an emergency medical technician...

September 27, 2018

For this week's blog post, I thought I'd share some of my research. For A Sea of Broken Glass, I had fun researching weapons. This flintlock fantasy is set in a world where turn-of-the-century technology mixes with magic. It has a bit of a wild west feel but with flint...

September 26, 2018

This week’s #SPFBO Author Interview is with Aaron Cross. According to family lore, Aaron learned how to read (or knew, actually) at the ripe age of two years old and proceeded to devour - figuratively, of course - every book he could get his hands on like a literary to...

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