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Perspective is Important

January 6, 2014 by


This is also why choosing the right POV for a story is so important. If you have the wrong perspective character you’ll end up telling the wrong story. Or, at least, a very different one.  

Perspective is Everything

September 20, 2012 by


I am sick not sick. I am not dead fine. I am going to live through get so much writing done today. Just so we’re clear.    

I Think I Just Set Something On Fire

November 22, 2011 by


I’m stuck. I know what happens next but the scene I’m writing feels… flat. Two dimensional. And it doesn’t lead in to the next thing. It just… stops. I feel like I’m dragging the words out by main force. Which is not my favourite way to write. The last few days it’s all been one […]

Denial Is My Friend

October 3, 2011 by


So I’m working on this section of RON (book three) and I thought I had a handle on it. But I don’t know. It’s tricky. The tone has to be just right, and I know where it should end but there’s this middle part where… I’m flailing. Mostly because the characters themselves are flailing… Which […]

Wanted: One (or More) Petty Villains, Willing to be Killed Out of Hand while Remaining Stoically Silent About Their Tragic Past

September 2, 2011 by


“So who’s the bad guy?” “I can’t tell you.” “Why not?” “I haven’t written it yet.” I realised a few days ago that Wizards is missing a villain. I mean, I have a large epic-style villain for the universe type thing — you know, I know what the overall struggle should be. But I need […]