Shakespeare had his quill, modern writers have their laptops. Image via Pixabay.

EXPECTING THE UNEXPECTED

FAIRYTALES WITH BITE

In the A to Z of Character Creation Part 2, I cover D and E and look at whether your characters believe in destiny and if so how it shapes them.  E is for Effort.  Just how much effort do your characters go to and are they rewarded for it?

THIS WORLD AND OTHERS

In Expecting the Unexpected, I look at science fiction and fantasy where the unexpected can be expected to turn up all the time!  I ask if your readers can get a sense of the world you’ve created from what you’ve told them.  They need to know what is normal for that world and what isn’t.

FACEBOOK – GENERAL and FROM LIGHT TO DARK AND BACK AGAIN

A short, funny post tonight (which I also shared on the Association of Christian Writers’ Facebook page).  I share how writing flash fiction has shown up what my wasted words are and then promptly also share how I had to remove two of those words from this very post!  It’s an ongoing battle, people, it really is!  Do share what your wasted words are.

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The old fashioned notebook and pen still have major roles to play in interviewing - image via Pixabay

 

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