Creative process

Schade of Night — My inspiration for this paranormal thriller

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My inspiration for writing Schade of Night is not as cliché as seeing an article in the morning paper, or hearing some story on the radio. It is much more basic than that – much less interesting. But, inspiration all…

Creative Process #4 – Character Development and Sketching

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The act of character creation is different for every artist/author by definition. I abhore authors or editors (hell, anyone) that try to dictate the way in which someone is creative. Instead, I believe that everyone has to develop their own creative process. Often times those methods are a patchwork of activities and actions similar (or even identical) to what another author’s and probably more often, they are a developed through an author’s own experiences and efforts. Everyone does things differently, and my method for thumb nailing characters is probably far different from most others.

Writing Process Blog Tour: Exploring the unexplorable.

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First of all—I want to thank Ellen Mandeville for inviting me to participate in this wonderful blog tour. Secondly, I’d like to apologize for my tardiness in posting. My life got a little wonky the last few weeks, and I found it difficult to coordinate things—

I know, I know. Poor excuse. But, it’s all I‘ve got. So, I’ m sorry Ellen for the delay.

Okay—here goes: