Marriage is a huge change in a person’s life. In reality, and in fiction. When two characters tie the knot, the possibilities of what can come out of that union are endless. When it doesn’t work, or fit into your narrative, a marriage could ruin your series or novel.Continue reading “When Your Character Walks Down The Aisle”
In my last Bookish Ramble I mentioned I would write about the lack of female friendships in urban fantasy.Continue reading “Werewolves, Vampires, and Ghosts, But No Female Friendships”
Reading Dead Until Dark again was an experience. I think I was 19 or so when I first read the series – after giving up on the show when the plot got lost under all that vampire sex – and now, at 33, I wanted to re-visit it again.Continue reading “Marble Men and Waitresses With a Deathwish”
If you called a rose a lily, would it still be a rose? Names are hard.
I’m not just talking about character names, but book titles, blog titles, the name you pick for your dog, and for those of you who are having kids, picking a name for your kid that doesn’t add to their probable trauma growing up.Continue reading “A Name by any Other Rose . . .”