What would the reader do?

Originally posted on another site on 2 March 2010. Have you ever read a book and not accepted the character’s actions? Have you ever declared aloud, “That’s stupid, no one […]

To Plan or Not to Plan

Life has been busy and I haven’t had time to do much of anything lately, especially do the internet rounds and check up on my fellow writers. Today, however, I […]

How to Plot Your Novel

I’ve been plotting novels and short stories for some years now, but that doesn’t mean I think I know everything that needs to be known on the subject. Because of […]

Grouping Your Characters

Not all your characters are important. They cannot all have the starring role, or even the supporting role, but they should be important in their own way to the story. […]