Category Archives: Thoughts

7 Tips to Putting Vehicles in Fiction

Make sure the vehicles fit the world.  Riding a horse through a futuristic utopia that has spaceships everywhere might seem cool, but it could be very impractical.  Then again, you might not consider a horse a vehicle since it’s alive. … Continue reading

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Smack on the Nose & Spritz with the Water Bottle

Angry heroes can really cause a mess.  It isn’t that they don’t know about hygiene or can’t figure out how to use a vacuum.  More that they lose control and attack the nearest person or object.  Yes, that hat rack … Continue reading

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Why So Angry, Hero?

I like writing angry characters.  Something about having a hero unleash their rage makes me put a lot more into a scene.  Yeah, I’m probably angry a lot myself, which is why I connect to this emotion more than others. … Continue reading

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Partners in Fiction: Writing Duos of the Dynamic & Non-Dynamic Variety

Cassidy and Lloyd differ from most of my other stories because they aren’t part of an ensemble cast.  They’re a duet with neither character having a true claim to the main protagonist role.  Some chapters have Cassidy doing more than … Continue reading

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One Tweet a Day: Good, Bad, or Meh?

A while back, I stopped doing a promo tweet every 3 hours to having one go live at 12 AM and pinning it once I woke up.  This gave me one tweet a day and the new one was always … Continue reading

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Holding On To Hope & Horror

Full disclosure:  This is another post off a note that I don’t remember the meaning behind.  All I know is that it has to do with Chasing Bedlam. Now, I think I know what I was talking about here.  After looking … Continue reading

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The Project Balancing Act of Authors

L. Marie asked: “How do you juggle multiple series? What do you do to transition from one series to the next? What stories or characters from Windemere would you like to see in graphic novel form if you had the … Continue reading

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