Character Interviews – More Than Just Talking to Yourself

There is no right or wrong way to go about an interview, but I’m going to share some of my favorite techniques for better understanding, empathizing and, eventually, sharing my characters with the world at large.

Not the Energizer-Bunny

I won’t get into the myriad reasons why this is the greatest job in the world, but every once in awhile, it’s necessary to take a step back and get away from the lonely office and misbehaving imaginary friends to regroup and recharge.

Staycation for the Writer? More Time to Work.

I don’t need a staycation or a vacation because I’m living a life I don’t want to escape from. I have freedom and opportunity. I control my work and I pick the projects I want to dedicate my time to. I work very hard, but I’m also very lucky and I know it.

From Prologue to Fin

Each book follows its own journey and that’s okay. As long as I still arrive at the final product, I’m pleased.

That being said, there are still a few rituals I follow for all of my stories, no matter the genre, length or series.