Years ago, when I first set out writing my trilogy, I couldn't stand my antagonist. Granted, most people don't tend to like the villainous character in novels, but I really hated this guy. He's possessive, obsessive, abusive, and just a downright asshole to my protagonist throughout the whole trilogy. With qualities like that, why would I ever … Continue reading How I Fell in Love With My Antagonist
Writing is difficult. The carefully crafted plot, the perfect climactic moment, the creation of three-dimensional characters. All of these and more are required to make a believable and plausible novel. And then there's the point of view (P.O.V.). I've already written here about the different points of views out there for authors, along with their … Continue reading Writing the Male Point of View
I've been writing since I was a little kid. My first story was about two pre-teen spies, the youngest members of a top secret spy organization in Canada. They fought big baddies with cool gadgets, all while attending regular public school. Yes, Ali and Jay were my first dabble into the world of writing and creating … Continue reading Point of View: 1st or 3rd?