#AcresOfInk Writing Challenge ~ Week 16: Question 13

YES, I KNOW I'M BEHIND. I'M SORRY. This question's answer is kind of a long one so though so... that kinda makes up for it, I guess...? Part of the 52 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 13. Your book is now a film. What will work well? What won’t? Authors notoriously have little power … Continue reading #AcresOfInk Writing Challenge ~ Week 16: Question 13

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#AcresOfInk Writing Challenge ~ Week 12: Questions 11 & 12

Blow me down, I'm all caught up! Don't get used to it. I'm moving house next week (eek!). Part of the 52 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 11. Your favourite minor character I spoke briefly about my true favourite minor character -- Ada Lillith -- in week 5, question 4 (click here). Today however, … Continue reading #AcresOfInk Writing Challenge ~ Week 12: Questions 11 & 12

#AcresOfInk Writing Challenge ~ Week 9: Questions 7 & 8

Yes, I'm massively behind. WHAT OF IT? You're not the boss of me. Don't tell me what to do. Part of the 52 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 7. Favourite relationship in the story Telling you my actual favourite relationship (which, incidentally, is a romantic one) would be spoilerific, so today I'm going to talk … Continue reading #AcresOfInk Writing Challenge ~ Week 9: Questions 7 & 8

#AcresOfInk Writing Challenge ~ Week 6: Question 6

Part of the 52 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 6. An interview with your protagonist (See ‘Hot Seating’ for ideas or create your own) This should be interesting. I will have to conduct this interview from the very beginning of The Mayor to avoid spoilage. My protagonist Melora Winship is spectacularly naïve at the start of her … Continue reading #AcresOfInk Writing Challenge ~ Week 6: Question 6

It’s official: I have The Fear

I have just over 2 months left to finish my first draft of The Mayor. Crap. In an attempt to be positive about this, I've worked out the following: According to my current plan, I only have 8 more chapters left to write. Two of these 'chapters' are actually 1-2 page 'interludes'. I'm about halfway … Continue reading It’s official: I have The Fear

Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 5: Question 5

Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 4. By age, who is your youngest character? Oldest? How about youngest and oldest in terms of when you created them? In terms of actual age, Melora is the youngest. She is just 15 years old at the start of the Part … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 5: Question 5

Three More Characters For You To Meet

The magnificent Brettarts has done it again and drawn three more of my characters for you to meet and greet. They are Eleanor "Nell" Shoar, Old Dickie and Elizabeth "Liz" Moore. Unlike all the other characters you've met so far --all of whom are introduced in Part One of The Mayor -- these three aren't … Continue reading Three More Characters For You To Meet