A day in the life …

Ever wondered what would happen if you let your characters lose to write a journal entry about their experiences with you at the helm of their story, or their life in your heads?  Well, I thought I’d give it a go …  “Dear Diary Day … 10091812 actually, forget that I’ve lost count.  I’m not …

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“Life finds a way”

Shuffling people around and you don’t expect it to have much of an impact.  Or at least, that’s what Charlotte and I somehow keep fooling ourselves with.  If we move person x to family y then what’s the worst that can happen?  We get a fully functioning family and character that’s more fleshed out and …

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A week in the making

https://78.media.tumblr.com/3e3b946894992180180335b95247d154/tumblr_n2lew0Kr0Q1sh0yuao1_500.gif Sometimes, a week really isn’t long enough. For us, we could say that we needed longer to sit down and sort out everything. And to some degree that’s right, but on the other hand? This week has been incredible for us, where we have had a week to focus on what we want out …

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“A rose by any other name is still a rose…”

Names are fickle things. Sometimes we like them, sometimes we don’t. Sometimes we’ll go by different names to our given ones. Names that have stuck since childhood, middle names and other such things. As writers, we give our characters names breathing life into them. They’re the things that identify them, making them who they are. …

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