Marauding POVs–Round Robin May 2017

May’s Round Robin is an excellent topic suggested by Skye: Has so much emphasis been placed by readers and writers groups, publishers, reviewers, etc. on authors to have a spectacular opening page/chapter that the rest of the story gets left behind? What are...

Round Robin 7-18-17–Scenes & Characters

This month’s Round Robin asks whether or not I am ever emotionally drained by writing certain scenes, and how real are my characters to me? I don’t know if I’m emotionally drained, but I find that after I’ve finished a scene, I’m done for the day. It’s almost as if my...

Round Robin–The Writing Bug

The Writing Bug Round Robin topic for January: Everybody wants to write a book, but most do not. Writing is hard work. When did the writing bug bite you, and what helps you get through a complete story? Hm… Writing, creating a world and characters, even when the world...