The Writing Magic

Why do we write? During the long hours of editing, the critiques and rewrites, the formatting and marketing, we might find ourselves asking this... why the hell do we write? We write for when the Writing Magic happens. As a planster (a plotter AND a panster) I have an outline divided into chapters, each chapter … Continue reading The Writing Magic

Darkness and Terror

I'm pushed for time presently - editing - but I still wanted to contribute to D Wallace Peach's wonderful March Speculative Fiction Prompt. The eclipse hadn't been predicted. When the moon slid through the summer sky and blighted the winking sun, humankind had gazed up in wonder and awe. Wonder quickly shifted to concern, and awe … Continue reading Darkness and Terror

It’s all in the Point of View

Dear esteemed writerly fellows, I have a POV question! I'm in the process of outlining The Armageddon Showdown Book II (yes, and still editing Book I), and am trying to decide which POV to use. Book I was third-person limited, which worked quite well, however I am toying with third-person multiple (albeit limited to two characters), for … Continue reading It’s all in the Point of View