Should an author kill a main character?

I'm sure those that managed to slog their way through the novels Game of Thrones (or more likely enjoyed the cinematic version in all its bloody, lusty, much more engaging glory) are familiar with the notion of an author killing off one (or countless) main characters. But I am struggling with letting one of my characters … Continue reading Should an author kill a main character?

Introducing a Character: what’s your style?

As some of you know, NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has started, which means my poor blog may be forsaken for the glory of the "win" (i.e. writing a 50K+ word novel in the month of November, and remember people, Thanksgiving is in the mix and my little family is hosting it, with out of town guests! Keep that … Continue reading Introducing a Character: what’s your style?