Assassin’s Creed (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
I don’t typically attempt NaNoWriMo in the way that many writers do — I mean, actually writing a new novel — but I do use it as a shameless excuse to dedicate more time to side projects I wouldn’t otherwise. I have no memory of what I did with it last year, honestly, but two years ago I wrote an Renaissance espionage/thriller novella based on too many hours of Assassin’s Creed parkour and a single Within Temptation lyric. You need NaNoWriMo to justify toys like that. Continue reading
I snapped this pic in Chicago, Dec 2011, because music matters.
Lots of writers use music to set mood and evoke emotion while writing, and I’m no exception — I love using music to create a tone for a scene or even just to get creative juices flowing. Continue reading
I happened across a great tweet the other day, about plot and character:
REGARDING PLOT-HOLES, DO NOT CONFUSE "HE SHOULD HAVE DONE" WITH "HE WOULD HAVE DONE"... THEY ARE MILES APART.