After my last post about YA characters and their ability to be related to, I did a lot of thinking about Gwen, as I went back through my work and edited yesterday. As I try to cut the unnecessary and expand on the drama/tension within the first few chapters of the book, I find myself… Continue reading Gwen Hoffman: Protagonist
Truth is a kind of moderation, the reality that lies in-between the impossible extremes of anything. Is it just me though, or does life seem to be made up of extremes that the truth never captures? The more I try to tell a true story, the more fictitious it becomes. That’s why, sometimes, the truest… Continue reading How To Tell A True Story
When it started, it was innocent bibliophilia. My condition has worsened though, and I am well aware that I am gleefully suffering from bibliomania. I found this Japanese word, tsundoku, which pretty much describes my condition right now. It’s not that I don’t ever read these books, it’s just that I buy them faster than… Continue reading Books, Books, Books!