Writing character relationships that are realistic requires thinking about how relationships work. How and why do people interact in symbiotic or confrontational ways? I've come … [Read more...] about Writing Character Relationships by Using Real Connections
I celebrate when one of my characters appears in my mind’s eye fully formed. However, the reality is that for most of us, this is a rare occurrence. Certain techniques are required to creating … [Read more...] about Creating Compelling Character Traits That Will Hook Your Readers
I’ve been hard at work the past couple of months on getting A New Destiny finished up and ready for release. I’ve cleaned up and completed three chapters and am up to 35,000 words on the way to 90,000 … [Read more...] about Four Easy Steps to Create a Character That is Compelling
I used to devour Science Fiction as a kid. At some point I started to believe the lie that it was a waste of my time and totally against all I was supposed to believe. I’ve finally realized that that … [Read more...] about What Is The New Legacy Science Fiction Book Series About?
Last week I shared 10 important questions writers should ask themselves when creating Science Fiction worlds. As I said before, world-building is one of the most important gears in the machine that is … [Read more...] about Creating Science Fiction Worlds Part II: 10 More Questions
Creating Science Fiction Worlds is one of the most important gears in the machine that is Science Fiction writing. World-Building is the art of convincing a reader that a fictitious place exists. Your … [Read more...] about Creating Science Fiction Worlds: 10 Important Questions