Whilst I'm going through the older stuff I've still got kicking around for Dark One's Bride, I've found myself stumbling into quite a few pieces that just didn't mesh with Clara's whole personality. I would like to think I knew that at the time of writing it, but I persisted for so long taking Clara … Continue reading Character Growth – DOB Edition
I've been thinking over this for perhaps as long as Dark One's Mistress was first conceived. I may have even discussed it once before, but the more I look at it, the more I wonder...Did I miscategorise it?Way back in 2012, when I'd just finished the first draft, New Adult was a strange beast to … Continue reading Is it Really Adult or… NA-h?
When I first wrote Dark One's Mistress, it was to be a standalone. As I went through the edits, I knew there was more of Clara's story to be told. Which led to Dark One's Wife.But since writing 50,000 words on Dark One's Wife in November (on top of the 25k I already had), I … Continue reading Too big for one novel
Although ... it might think I'm a bee. Or possibly a humming bird.So far, my last few weeks have sort of gone like this:Critique.Rewrite a bit of Golden Dawn.Write some of The Gems of Thardrandia.Write some of DOW.Think about Witch of Morthin.Rewrite a bit of Golden Dawn.Critique.Write some of DOW.Go back to critiquing.Rewrite a bit of Golden … Continue reading My muse has mistaken me for a butterfly