A Little High Tension is the follow-on to Vikings at Dino's and Very Truly Run After that I've been working on for some time now: and I'm glad to say, the end is in sight! The end of the first draft, that is: and it will be a glorious thing. I write by the seat … Continue reading A Little High Tension: The End is in Sight!
Posts about the art and craft of writing
Turning the Corner
The joy of writing a novel by the seat of my pants is that I get to find out what the story is as I go along. There's a wonderful freedom to it. I need a character, so I make one up; and the character comes to life and has his own needs and wants … Continue reading Turning the Corner
Riding the Pantser Tank
Famously there are two kinds of novelists, plotters and pantsers. Plotters are those who work out the plot in great detail ahead of time, outlining everything to within in an inch of its life. P.G. Wodehouse, for example, was a plotter par excellence: he'd put each scene on a card and pin them to a … Continue reading Riding the Pantser Tank
On Catholic Fiction
This blog is associated with The Catholic Conspiracy family of Catholic bloggers; and as an author I write from a Catholic world view. But what does that mean for my novels? Are they "Catholic Fiction"? It all depends on what you mean by "Catholic Fiction". As a blogger I've written extensively about the Catholic faith … Continue reading On Catholic Fiction