Romance Update: Changing Roles?

So, here's another weekly update on the cheesy paranormal romance novel I'm writing. Again, this novel is to take a break from the dark urban fantasy series The Adventures of Sam Hain. I've finished Act I, and I'm about to shake things up and propel the novel into Act II. Of course, now would be … Continue reading Romance Update: Changing Roles?

Creating Characters: Ideals, Bonds, and Flaws

Let's talk about characters today. We all know that we generally want our major characters to be fleshed out, round people. For those uncertain, I define major characters as the recurring characters whose attitudes and actions have a major impact on the narrative. These include the protagonist(s), sidekicks, mentors, love interests, antagonists, and villains. Minor, … Continue reading Creating Characters: Ideals, Bonds, and Flaws