Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 14: Questions 13 and 14

I'm not late. You're late. Ner. Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 13. What’s your favourite culture to write, fictional or not? I'm very much of the opinion that I need to be into whatever I'm writing at the moment, so for that reason I'm going to have to answer "mid-18th … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 14: Questions 13 and 14

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Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 13: Question 12

Oh look, guess who's behind in this challenge again? I've been busy writing my actual book. Please forgive me! Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 10. In what story did you feel you did the best job of world-building? Any side-notes on it you’d like to share? World-building is … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 13: Question 12

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

Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 4: Question 4

Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 4. Tell us about one of your first stories/characters. The very first stories I wrote were about a furry action-duo called Dash and Pal. Dash was half woman, half fox and 100% kick-ass. She was ripped off mostly based on Lara Croft -- … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 4: Question 4

Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 3: Question 3

Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. 3. How do you come up with names, for characters (and for places if you’re writing about fictional places)? Coming up with names for my characters is undoubtedly one of my least favourite parts in the whole writing process. I've actually written … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 3: Question 3

Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 2: Question 2

Part of the 30 Week Writing Challenge. Click here to view all questions. How many characters do you have? Do you prefer male or female characters to write with? Breaking it down into tiers, I presently have: 4 main characters (Melora Winship, William Kale, Jaspher Carson and Jonathan Carson) 5 secondary characters (Craven Winship, Jeremiah … Continue reading Writerly Navel-Gazing ~ Week 2: Question 2