The planners plan every detail of their fiction before they start; the flying-by-the-seat-of-their-pants pantsers open a blank document and… Read more Putting on the Wellies 1
Wellies-on-the-ground research in Morocco for the exotic historical fantasy: THE ALBATROSS AND THE LION.
PINTEREST is a couch-potato way of putting on the research wellies. Here is a lookalike for my original African character… Read more Putting on the Wellies 3: a picture is worth a thousand words
In the event you ever want the the Indian sub-continent in a story–some good background for not-my-own-voice authors: HIMALAYA: MOUNTAINS… Read more Putting on the Long Distance Wellies: 4
Books I’ve found useful, in no particular order: Blake Snyder: SAVE THE CAT Donald Maass: WRITING THE BREAKOUT NOVEL and WRITING… Read more Putting on the Wellies: 5 AN INCOMPLETE LIST OF HOW-TO-WRITE FICTION BOOKS
How much time is wasted researching agents and wish lists and twitter-stalking fave writers and wishing for facility with one-liner… Read more Putting on the Wellies Again: 6
I didn’t know how and I’m still feeling my way in my rubber boots, but the Twitter writing community has… Read more Putting on the Wellies 7: Twitter
From Crime Bake 2018 (Woburn, MA): November 2018 Two incredibly useful lectures this weekend: Geoff Symon (geoffsymon.com) lecture on representing… Read more Putting on the Wellies 8: Conferencing for Crime