Posts Tagged ‘character building’

111I – Lessons From a Long Career: An Interview with Thomas Locke

Episode 111I Lessons From a Long Career - An Interview with Thomas Locke

Today’s guest is author Thomas Locke, also known as Davis Bunn. Thomas has a brand new book out this week, the dystopian novel Enclave. In today’s interview, we walk through Thomas/Davis’ career as he tells us what he’s learned over twenty-plus years of highs and lows. The first thing he talks about is discipline. The…

104I – Romantic Suspense From Around the World: An Interview with Lisa Harris

Episode 104I Romantic Suspense From Around the World

The lovely Lisa Harris talks to us today about building a romantic suspense novel from the ground up. She explains how she organizes her information (she loves Scrivener and Excel!), what she needs to know before she begins, and how she starts writing. She also talks about setting a word-count goal that works for you,…

080I – Crafting a Novel Around a Real Person: An Interview with Sydney Avey

Episode 080I Crafting a Novel Around a Real Person

Sydney Avey is the author of three historical fiction novels including The Sheep Walker’s Daughter, The Lyre and the Lamb, and The Trials of Nellie Belle, a partially fictionalized tale of her great-grandmother’s life as the first female traveling court reporter in the American West. Today Sydney shares her story of how she came to read…

077I – Digging Deep to Find a Great Story: An Interview with Susan May Warren

Episode 077I Digging Deep to Find a Great Story

Multi-award-winning author Susan May Warren offers us a fun and exciting look at how she built her current series, the action-packed Montana Rescue series. Storm Front, book 5 in the soon-to-be 6-book series, released on May 1, 2018, and we talked about those characters, subplots, settings, and more. Susie May is a hybrid author, both…