I’ve listed a few possible character motives in the image below and I would encourage you to play around with different ways of interpreting and applying them.
I’ve been trying to find some pointers to help me really polish off the relationship between my protagonist and the love interest. Here’s some links to a few of the more useful articles I’ve found.
I’m pleased to say the first draft 2 is actually a lot better than I thought it was when I was writing it.
I said I wasn’t going to do another Detective Mo book until I had finished something for traditional publishing (and I certainly am working on something for traditional publishing) but Mo came to me in the middle of the night and told me all about this new case and next thing I know, I’ve started outlining Detective Mo 3.
A story bible is basically a handbook for your fictional world, containing all the facts and details pertinent to your story.
I had the pleasure of chatting with D. Wallace Peach, whose books, including the ‘Shattered Sea’ duology, are available to buy now on Amazon. This is part one of our interview. Don’t forget to check back next week for part two!