Blocking a Novel

I’ve mentioned several times that I’m a discovery writer, but that doesn’t mean I write blindly.  I have a basic plan before I begin.  This gives me the basic plot,…

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Writing is an Act of Faith

It has occurred to me this past week that writing fiction is an act of faith.  Not being a detailed pre-plotter, I can’t say with absolute certainty that this is…

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Families & Fantasy

There is a dearth of families in fantasy.  There are, of course, exceptions, but most of these are where said families and/or children are important to plot, character, or theme. …

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Wrestling with Writer’s Block

Though it may not be self-evident, this article is a continuation of the last article’s discussion on the journey versus the destination of story writing.  Along that vein, I’ve been…

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