Work in Progress: October 24, 2019

I'm behind on taking stock of my writing work. I've been deep into revisions on the novel and still have more to go. With all the editorial feedback incorporated, it's now twice as long. Plenty of new scenes, a few new characters, and plot threads. It's been good to dedicate as many hours as I … Continue reading Work in Progress: October 24, 2019

For Character Driven Fantasy, Start With World-building

Filed under notes to self. During my planning for this year's NaNoWriMo novel it occurred to me I have developed a process for honing in on characters, and it starts with world-building. Process Create a physical world: whether it is the real world, a secondary world, or a nebulous astral plane, knowing what the large … Continue reading For Character Driven Fantasy, Start With World-building