Tag Archive: writing fiction

Visiting Old Posts

Forestwood of Australia and I have been checking out each other’s blogs. I’ve learned that she has a material shop filled with fabric that she designed. She also introduced me to her other… Continue reading

Destiny: Gods of Aghular

Naw was the first of the gods. He brought all other gods into existence. The gods are an important part of The Destiny Series. The series covers more than 4,000 years of Aghular’s… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneer: Self-Worth

“So pretentious. Look at this place. Such high ceilings as I if to say, ‘No one else is as grand as me.’ And what are those circular things? Hun? With the light in… Continue reading

Minnesota Weather Inspired My Novel

Where do authors get their ideas? Does a great master author hand them an idea on a silver platter? Is there a crystal ball they can consult? Do ideas come in a dream… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneers: Home

“I wan’a go home.” “We just got here.” “It’s boring.” “We’re on a new adventure. We’ve never been here before.” “I’m cold.” “Button your coat.” “Don’t wan’a.” “Then be cold.” “Don’t make him… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneer: Twins

“What did you do?” “I wanted to see where the music comes from.” “It comes from your fingertips.” They were twins, fifteen years old, one girl, one boy. One left brained, one right… Continue reading

Mystery of a Novel

There will be spoilers about the TV series Revolution in this blog posting. J.J. Abrams is devious and not to be trusted. He leads you to believe something is true when in fact… Continue reading

Details of Character

There are no small details in writing fiction; they just have different purposes. Some details move the plot line in a novel, like having a gun in a desk drawer. You show the… Continue reading

Pacing a Chapter

Recently, I posted Pacing of a Novel. I wrote about how pacing set the tone of a novel. In this post, I write about how the pacing of a scene can bring a… Continue reading

Pacing of a Novel

I read Gideon’s Corpse, by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child and Impact by Douglas Preston, one after the other. The first is on the New York Best Seller’s list, not sure if the… Continue reading

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