Unlike the previous two, this question is an easy one for me to answer. The themes in my book sort of unfolded naturally. In other words, I didn’t think up a bunch of themes and then try to write a story around them, I wrote a story, and the themes slipped their way in. 1…. Read more »
Posts Categorized: Technical Aspects
Every now and then, as a writer, you might find yourself creating something totally by accident. For example: you might be writing a story about a physical struggle between two parties and suddenly decide that it would be cool to have a few scenes in which the two parties are playing a board game –… Read more »
This is the map of Grayden’s world (the new book I’m working on… I’ve posted some excerpts of the story before). Just wanted to show you an example of the kind of effort that goes into creating a world before a word is even written!
I’ve seen a few other authors do this on their blogs, and it looked like fun. It’s a blog, complete with pictures, where the author “introduces” his or her readers to the cast of his or her book. Bear in mind, that this is the way that I picture my characters. It is the cast… Read more »