This may seem strange, but cooking traditionally // traditional meals helps me to feel connected to characters in literature–specifically to fantasy characters and historical fiction characters. When I’m making a big batch of chicken stock, I’m reminded of Fat Janis
So, I’m getting stuck in my current story. Like…REALLY stuck. I’m starting to envy co-authors and their writing process, because sometimes, it is just immensely helpful having two heads corroborating on a story. I’m personally strong in writing character-driven stories.
This is Mogget. He is one of the most complex, exciting, and terrific characters ever invited. He hales from the novel Sabriel by Garth Nix. If you’ve never read this book (or its sequels Lirael and Abhorsen) you are really doing yourself a disservice,
Okay. It’s official. I am OBSESSED with Sherlock Holmes–the old Arthur Conan Doyle stories, the Robert Downey Jr. movies, the BBC show set in modern times… I LOVE IT ALL. I have been so fascinated by this character in every
For the last week, my characters from my current manuscript have been talking to me. Not audibly…but their words are begging to be heard. All growing up, random bits of stories would come to my mind. The only way to