• Writing
  • Evil Villain Motivation (EVM)

    Evil Villan Motivation

    I have come to a point in book two that I wasn’t expecting – my EVM is out of whack. Up until now, the story had been flowing quite nicely, everything was joining up as it should, and there were no serious deviations from the plan. Then along comes this really cool sub-plot that took […]

  • Writing
  • Book 2 – The crafting begins

    Maelstrom

    There is something daunting about finishing the first draft. For me, it’s the possibly the easiest part of the work, maybe because I’m following my outline (or not) and basically letting the story go where it will. That’s the best way I have found to get the through it. I’m not saying it’s by any […]