Work in Progress #10

Work on TCoFR novella continued. Yes, that’s another new name, but that’s what planning is for and why I use initials until I’m committed. I now have 4,270 words of character and story arcs. But I can’t go much deeper until I detail more of the characters and who they are, where they came from, etc. Character … Continue reading Work in Progress #10

Work in Progress #1

For whatever it's worth I've decided to start logging the work I do each writing day. This is not a 'see how the sausage is made' series. Fellow writers may not get much from it other than: here's an author working and see what he's thinking about, working through, and maybe accomplishing. That in itself may … Continue reading Work in Progress #1

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