Characters. We know them. We love them. We love to hate them. Sometimes, we just flat out hate them. Some are dynamic, and some are flat. Characters are the central actors in any work of fiction. And I would dare to say that even in plot-driven novels, good characters make the difference between a good … Continue reading Let’s Talk Character
I haven't been updating as frequently as I had hoped I would. The last week has been one of illness, first for my wife and now for me, and death. I've had two members of my family pass away. As a result, I haven't done near what I wanted to promote my new sweet Sapphic … Continue reading Update: It’s Been a While
Happy Pride Month! One of my biggest writing goals is realistic representation of the LGBTQIA+ experience. As such, I want to start Pride Month with a brief discussion of a trope that's near and dear to all of us: the found family. Sure, anyone who knows speculative fiction and manga/anime is likely familiar with this … Continue reading Trope Talk: Found Family
I know it's been a week since I promised an update, but things have been moving fast for me. My new job started on Monday, and it's leaving me with so much more physical and emotional energy at the end of the day. I haven't had much to do, as no clients have been assigned … Continue reading Romance Update: Drafted!
I haven't blogged much this week, as the end of the semester approaches. It's always hectic, as final exams mean a lot of grading that must be done quickly. My grades are in, and this semester is in the books. This will also be my last semester teaching, as I am moving into consulting. This … Continue reading Mid-May Update