I call this post version 2.0 because there is already a post on this blog about Character Deaths. Also, the video above is Mumford & Sons performing "Ghosts That We Knew." I have killed many characters in my time. The bulk of them died because I was bored with them or there was no plot and the … Continue reading Character Deaths v. 2.0
It wasn't that I was looking for a writing book to read. But I find that I'm a lot more open to writing books or writing advice or writing tips these days. I blame this entirely on joining the AbsoluteWrite community, where I spend my days geeking out on writing topics.Several posters on AW recommended … Continue reading Self-Editing for Fiction Writers
So. I started this thread on AW today. To reiterate, I'm killing off a character in about twenty pages and I need to decide how she dies.You see, in draft 2, the death was backstory and I was able to get away with referring to this character's death as a "sudden tropical fever." I can't … Continue reading Ye Olde Historical Epidemics
It's an analyzer. Cut and paste something in and be entertained. Try it here. I put in a blog post and got this:I write likeH. P. LovecraftI Write Like by Mémoires, journal software. Analyze your writing!I put in the first page of the new beginning of my novel and got this:I write likeEdgar Allan PoeI Write Like … Continue reading Who Do You Write Like?
Downton Abbey season 4 has started filming. Here are some predictions for season 4. Agree or disagree? Do you have your own storylines in mind? Sound off in the comments below. Contains spoilers for season 3.The FamilyRobert: Now that his adult heir is dead, I think that Robert will be extra cautious about his new … Continue reading Predictions for Downton Abbey Season 4