Letting Go of the Past: How characters turn lies into truth

If you’ve lived into your teens (insert age here), it’s a safe bet there’s something in your past you’d like to forget. Book characters have these moments, too. And good book characters learn, over the course of the story they populate, how to change that moment from a lie into a truth. That moment, which…

Caves, Tunnels, and Dogs in Scottish legend

Great Hand and the tunnel beneath Edinburgh Castle Tis said the tunnel beneath Edinburgh Castle leads to Holyrood Palace, used in times of siege for soldiers to sneak from the castle and surround their enemies. This tunnel also allowed resupply for the king’s men protecting the castle. A large cave led to the tunnel and…

A NaNo 2020 Wrap-up

Underwrite? Overwrite? Which is your nemesis? I’ll talk about that in my NaNoWriMo 2020 wrap-up as well as give some resources for writers.