Month: April 2011

A female writing from a male character’s point of view

Writing from a male’s perspective can be challenging, especially as a female writer. But whether you choose to write from within the head of a female character, a male character or both (within different scenes, of course), the amount of

Change and conflict

Without change in Fiction, there would be no conflict. Without change in life, there would be nothing. When I think about my life, I am reminded of a particular time when change was waiting and how incredibly frightening it was.

The role music plays in writing

The absence of music in writing, especially fiction, is as unimaginable to me as the absence of music in life. This might sound a little bizarre, but the first thing I typically hear when I listen to a new sound

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