If you’ve read Golden, you’ll know that Lady Johanne loves her garden. In her story, her husband’s physical absence during the war and emotional absence at home drove her to find a distraction, ending up with a passion for gardening. After the war and her husband’s death, she moved herself and her daughter to her …
This month, we’re looking into inspiration, how it influences my writing, and how you can use it to best effect.
It’s been quite some time since my last blog post, and while I feel a little bad for setting my blog on the back burner, I’m heartened by knowing that the reason for my absence was due to a big event in my life.
Characters: the drivers of the plot and the people we get attached to. You can’t have a story without them, so how do you actually create a good believable character from nothing?
You know about Magic Beans and Golden, and I’ve introduce you to Gaslamp. So you might be thinking that’s all I’ve got cooking, but you’d be so wrong. Here are my other current and ongoing projects.
So you think you know the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, do you? Do you know all of them? Relax, I’m going to tell you.
In the Georgian Criminal Justice System, the people are represented by two separate, yet equally important groups: the thief-takers, who catch criminals in the act (and sometimes work with them for a reward), and the Magistrates, who are usually heavily corrupt and often take bribes from the accused and the accusers. These are their stories.
Well, I’ve talked about myself a little, and while this is an author’s site, an author isn’t much without a story. I have many stories in me, and many more in the queue, but the one that’s got all of my attention right now is Magic Beans.