BLOG HOP!

A couple of weeks ago my friend and mystery writer Vicki Delany tagged me to do a Blog Hop – which for those of you who are unfamiliar with the phenomenon, is a kind of chain letter, blog style. I get tagged by a friend, I tag some friends, and so on. Vicki can be …

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So What About Female Heroes?

<img src="https://furstek.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/path.jpg?w=201&quot; alt="Path" width="201" height="300" class="alignright size-medium wp-imageWhen I found sword and sorcery in my teens, there weren't a lot of strong female protagonists for me to relate to. Jirel of Joiry comes to mind, maybe Red Sonya – but they were already very old by the time I got to them. When I think …

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Point of View . . .  with Attitude Writers pay a lot of attention to point of view – so much so, we even have a short form for it (POV). You can find endless discussions on the use of first or third person, limited or omniscient, single POVs or multiples, and so on. But when …

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THE NEXT BIG THING? A couple of weeks ago my friend the mystery writer Vicki Delany invited me to participate in The Next Big Thing Blog Series, which would involve my answering a set of questions. Unlike most writers, who are shy, and reserved, and shun the spotlight, I love to talk about myself and my …

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