I wanted at least one character to be a bit overweight, so I essentially elected her to the task. Because the first seven or so chapters exist to foreshadow much of the rest of the story, her weight does the job admirably. For, who to better contrast with starving characters than an overweight one?
As a kind of personal 'tell' and Easter egg in my works, every longer piece (except for Untrustworthy, as none of those characters are human), somebody is named Shapiro.
Janet Gershen-Siegel's writing, Untrustworthy
The inspirational song for this book is Bastille's Pompeii. Years later, and I am still incapable of hearing the song without thinking of the book, and vice versa.
Frances has main advantages: a pleasant voice and demeanor, a high class-sounding accent to Mrs. Edwards, and a willingness to work hard.
Getting inspiration from injuries and medical care fourth quarter 2020 Elise Jeffries
Consider Elise Jeffries, One of My Original Characters Who is Elise Jeffries? She sprang, semi-formed, when I […]
dialogue tags - image of cheese
Unless the reader can immediately infer who's speaking, they might start reading, thinking it's John who's talking. But then they get to the end and, oops, it's really Mary declaring her love of dairy products.
New Cover of Untrustworthy Tathrelle Ixalla Adger Velexio
Consider Ixalla, One of My Original Characters Who is Ixalla? When I first started to write Untrustworthy, […]
Writing Progress Report – Third Quarter 2018-community phases-circle game fourth quarter 2021
So currently, my intention, for next year’s NaNoWriMo, is that I am going to start writing the third trilogy of three in the Time Addicts/Obolonks universe. But I will need to iron out the plot! And as I look at what I've got written and its loose ends, I will try to formulate … something. We'll see.
Review – Revved Up Revved Up rocks. It’s the kind of story I tossed off rather quickly […]
NaNoWriMo Adventures in Career Changing chapter length
Writing a novel in November, or during the NaNoWriMo Camp months of April and July? Here are some basic tips to keep your sanity – and your word count going up.