As writers, we’re always refining and adjusting our processes, trying to figure out what works best for this novel, today. Me? I finished up a round of revisions this weekend, and tossed them off to beta readers — but I might have been too hasty.
Sex scenes can run the gamut from fade-to-black as soon as they reach for a kiss to explicit move-by-move erotica. But, when you’re writing a story that’s not erotica, deciding where to draw the line can be a challenge.
From werewolf clans to alien hives, this panel will discuss the most imaginative and thought-provoking examples of family structures in genre works.
So many book recommendations!
p.s. This is also my 700th post! WHOA!
P.s.s. It’s also Catticus’s gotcha anniversary, so great week all around.
Not every protagonist wants to be the hero of the story. How do doubt and hesitation develop heroic characters, and how does reluctance change over the course of a narrative?
There I was, nearly recovered from Balticon, trying to make time to watch some rerun videos, when I remembered I … More