Let’s talk art! Do you draw your characters? Do others draw them? Pick one of your OCs and post your favorite picture of him! Well, fortunately, I grew up with a lot of artist friends, so I was always able to get my characters drawn out. I can’t draw myself, at least not anymore. One … Read more
Do any of your characters have pets? Tell us about them. Oh, this is an easy one. The answer is a big fat NO, ha. Well one of my characters has a familiar, but I’ve not written for either yet, so I really can’t say.
How willing are you to kill your characters if the plot so demands it? What’s the most interesting way you’ve killed someone? Oh, this is a no-brainer for me! If the the story logically calls for it, my characters are as good as dead, lol. The only exception I would have is if its the … Read more
How long does it usually take you to complete an entire story—from planning to writing to posting (if you post your work)? Well, if it’s something that I’m going to post in its entirety, I’d say anywhere from a month to three months depending on how big the story is. I split the time into … Read more
Tell us about one scene between your characters that you’ve never written or told anyone about before! Serious or not. Man, another hard one. What makes it so difficult is if I’ve never written the scene, I choose not to write it for a good reason. Perhaps I didn’t think it would fit into the … Read more
Do any of your characters have children? How well do you write them? Not very many of my characters have children. Whenever one of my characters do have children though, unless the offspring is in some way integral to the story, I don’t think I show them that much. Patricia, in “To Turn A Blind … Read more
As I mentioned at the beginning of the week, I was going to try a different method to develop the characters for this story other than my usual process. I’m always open to, and looking for ways to improve my writing process. So, instead of just filling in the blanks on my character file template(name, … Read more
What are your favorite character interactions to write? I like to write arguments, panic, and initial confrontations. Why? Because I believe those are the moments where people are most out of control emotionally and are most likely to show their true colors, to express their true feelings and say/do things that they sometimes cannot take … Read more