As I wrote this week, I found myself thinking back to a saying of a person I used to work with. He loved to say “know what you know.” I’m sure he was quoting someone, even if he didn’t know it, but that saying has helped me with some of the interactions of my protagonistContinue reading “What do I Really Know?”
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What’s Your Frame of Reference
Thinking about the obstacles in a story and how they affect the protagonist and other characters has been something I’ve done a bit of this week. In my current work in progress, my main character is jaded due to what he has already endured. That means that his thoughts are already skewed toward the negative.Continue reading “What’s Your Frame of Reference”
Missed Opportunities Drive a Story
While writing over the last week, I’ve been thinking a lot about missed opportunities. While writing my protagonists story in the current book I’m writing, the protagonist has missed several. Some of them, he intentionally missed, and some were thrust upon him, and he turned the other way. Those events needed to happen to showContinue reading “Missed Opportunities Drive a Story”
Just One Step Ahead
This week, I’ve been writing a couple chapters building to a conflict. The protagonist can tell things are getting worse, but if he does things well, it might not be as bad as he thinks. He just has to stay one step ahead. Looking at my life, with some new responsibilities I’ve taken on thisContinue reading “Just One Step Ahead”
My Next Book Available for Preorder
My next book is available for preorder on Amazon Kindle and some updates on my writing progress.
My Progress on My Next Book
I’m reading through my time travel book one more time before I pass it on to my beta readers. I finished writing it this last week, and at 130,000 words it is one of the longer books I have written. I plan to have it ready for Amazon Kindle by the end of March. LikeContinue reading “My Progress on My Next Book”
Is 2021 the year where everything changes?
We made it through one of the roughest years I remember. But although it was a rough year, I learned an awful lot about myself. I learned that I am not too old to try new things, such as this website with a blog. I’ve always loved writing, but I’ve always been nervous about puttingContinue reading “Is 2021 the year where everything changes?”