Taking Flight

It’s been a month since I wrote “The Last Pages of my College Chapter” and let me tell you: these past few weeks have gone by quickly. So although this isn’t generally the content I’d cover in the last week of the month, I wanted to spend some time talking about what it’s been like … More Taking Flight

June TV Reflections

I had hoped I would get the opportunity to talk about Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto this month, or maybe even begin what’ll probably amount to a several-month-long discussion of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, both of which would better follow along with the book discussions that I do once every month. … More June TV Reflections

Know Your Archetypes

Perhaps one of the most high-stakes aspect of drafting your novel is the creation of the plot. It draws together all the hard work you’ve put into making the characters and setting up the world, creating enough conflict to make it all worthwhile for you and your future readers. Theoretically, strong characters can hold a … More Know Your Archetypes