Tag Archives: subplots

7 Tips to Writing Character Biographies

Sticking with the character biography topic, we’re going to look into a few tips for those who want to use this trick.  I’m sure this isn’t for everyone.  It’s a big plotter/planner tool alongside outlines and summaries.  You can also … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Is There a Point in Character Bios?

I can already hear at least once pantser preparing to explain why they don’t do this.  If it helps, person with fingers at the ready, you’re right.  Character biographies don’t work for everyone.  They aren’t even universal because everyone has … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

7 Tips to Outlining in Some Fashion

I’m really surprised that I never did a post like this in all the years that I’ve been blogging about writing.  If I did then WordPress isn’t letting me find it.  Now, not everyone takes the route of planning their … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Steps to an Outline

A few weeks back somebody asked me to write about how I create outlines.  I sincerely apologize for forgetting who asked this and which post the comment was on.  I searched, but couldn’t find it.  (I sense a post-publishing edit … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

‘The Compass Key’ is Coming

  Legends of Windemere: The Compass Key will be debuting this Friday, so we’re about to kick off the fun of Hype Week!  This is the 5th book of the series, which brings up a few interesting aspects of the … Continue reading

Posted in The Compass Key | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

What Do You Think of Returning to the Past

A big part of Legends of Windemere: Family of the Tri-Rune deals with handling past mistakes.  One of the main characters made a big mistake in a previous book and now they’re about to face the consequences.  Part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments