One thing I’ve run into in a lot of comments is “but why doesn’t character X see what’s obviously going on?”
Simple. Because every character is a person – and people don’t have perfect knowledge of other people’s actions and intentions. Not ever. Continue reading
Here we come to the sticky part. Certain scenes need to get cut, shuffled around, put into new order, and stuff written to go in between. In part so our heroes don’t figure out what they’re up against immediately. There are just too many possible suspects! Continue reading
Sometimes, the world just throws you for a loop. I heard an osprey calling the other day; which isn’t that unusual in this area. Continue reading
I’m tentatively poking an idea for another book, that would involve a bit of a monster apocalypse situation and a lot of magic. Continue reading
I’m about 1/4 of the way through the first round of edits on the rough draft of Seeds of Blood. I’ve found things that need to get shifted around, a red herring or two Continue reading
Amusing note: Apparently I’m not easy to get clear fingerprints from. (Commentary from one observer, “You’re a blank!”)
Which, when you write, suggests all sorts of possible career changes if push came to shove… ahem. *Whistles innocently* Too many mysteries on my shelves, yes….
But let’s consider a fugitive character. Continue reading
This is a reply to Lindenare’s and Beth’s posts a few days back. You guys are awesome. SF bio, hee….
WARNING: In-depth discussion of biological fertility here. Should be PG-13 at most, but there will be technical language. Continue reading