Tag Archives: characters

AND THEN THERE WERE THREE!!

    I expected a certain amount of relief when I finished Before Winter, the last book in The Wolves of Llise trilogy. Yes, it’s nice to have finished all the edits and proofreading but I feel a sense of … Continue reading

Posted in Fantasy, Harper Collins, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Voyager Valentine’s Day Character Dating Contest!

  To enter the Voyager Valentine’s Day Character Dating Contest, read the dating profiles in this entry of 2 characters from my forthcoming novel Among Wolves (HarperCollins UK May 2015) then ‘match’ any one of them with a character from the author blogs … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Through the Eyes of a Child

Sometimes, we think that children are exposed to so much flashy media stimulus that it is hard to capture their imagination with just books. After a recent preschool visit where I read The Christmas Cats, I passed out bookmarks to … Continue reading

Posted in Storytelling, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Which Comes First: Plot or Characters?

It is amazing how little it takes to spark the concept for a story or a novel. Sometimes a simple conversation or a news story makes me wonder, what if, and I’m off plotting some new project.  More often, it is a casual meeting with … Continue reading

Posted in Storytelling | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments