How do you choose a name for a character in a novel? It might sound like a trivial decision, but it really isn’t at all.
Each name usually shouldn’t be similar to another character in that book (or to a well-known character in another book), and it often can’t be too long (and confusing). At the same time, a book can’t have too many characters who all have short names, either. With all these restrictions and limitations, where can you go hunting for a list of names? Check out the video to find out!
What was my inspiration to write “The Senthien”, and when did it happen? Watch this video and find out!
—Spoiler alert– If you didn’t read “The Senthien” don’t watch this video, please. There are mysteries for my readers they need to find out on their own when reading the book. It would be a shame if you saw the answer to one of them before you even start with your Senthien adventure.
I’ve received a few emails from you guys asking “When will the book be ready?”
Soon, I promise! Honestly!
But here’s a quick look at the whole process to show you why Swift Escape isn’t out yet. It’s a bad excuse, I know, but at least it offers some explanation 🙂
Here it goes. (Feel free to skip lines 1–40 😉 I won’t mind.) Continue reading “Why do (my) books take so long to write?”
Today was one of those days when everything felt depressing.
At this point, I’ve completed half of the book. To understand why this depressed me, here’s a bit of background for you. Continue reading ““Is the juice worth the squeeze?””