The Importance of Water

In planning this next novel I’ve been talking about over the past week, I’ve had several scenes rolling around in my head. One of them is where a man tumbles […]

One Page Synopsis

This is step 4 – expand the previously written paragraph into a page. If done properly this could become your synopsis. With each step I take, I discover a hole […]

Character Sub Plots

An easy way to discover sub-plots for your characters is to tell the story, in one or two paragraphs, from each of the main character’s point of view (don’t forget […]

Book 2: Characters

Being book 2 I already have a cast of characters. Yet the antagonists in book 1 were dealt with so a new antagonist has stepped up to the mark. He’s […]

Book 2: My Novel Paragraph

Step 2 of the Snowflake Process is to write a paragraph showing the major events of the manuscript. This should be five sentences long. The first sentence sets up the […]

Starting Trilogy Book 2

I’ve decided that I won’t dilvulge any information on this book but I will talk about it frequently. After a long hiatus for various reasons, none of them are more […]

Getting Back On Track

The end of the month is fast approaching, and it’s time for me to make a decision. I listed my options on 12th May. They were: 1) Work on my […]

Writing Update

It’s been a while since I mentioned anything to do with my own writing and I guess you’re wondering what’s going on. As I reported a week or so ago, […]