Week Fourteen | Recipes in Your Book

This is an odd one. There aren't many instances of food in my story, so this one is a little difficult for me to answer. But there is April's Diner in the story. This is where they serve the best medium rare Angus beef bacon cheeseburgers. The reason that's there is that I love these burgers. … Continue reading Week Fourteen | Recipes in Your Book

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Week Thirteen | Your Book is Now a Film. What Will Work Well? What Won’t?

Transient as a film I believe would work very well, but is a precarious project. It would need very precise and creative visuals for its otherworld and very good child actors since the main characters are 12, 13, and 15 years old and have distinct personalities, emotions, and mannerisms. That being said, I think it … Continue reading Week Thirteen | Your Book is Now a Film. What Will Work Well? What Won’t?

Week Twelve | Language: Why a Character Speaks the Way They Do/ Unique Slang

Oh, this is going to be a bit of a discussion because the majority of everyone in my story has a slang in their voice because of the setting. These people live in a bit of a rural town called Calista, Texas where most of the people either commute to work out of town or … Continue reading Week Twelve | Language: Why a Character Speaks the Way They Do/ Unique Slang

Week Eleven | Your Favourite Minor Character (Old Man Arlen)

Okay, this is a really hard one... I don't really have minor characters that particularly stand out or get enough screentime to leave a significant presence. But sadly, someone actually does come to mind. He is only present in one scene and when the world reads this, no one will even notice he was there. … Continue reading Week Eleven | Your Favourite Minor Character (Old Man Arlen)

Week Eight | Alternative Realities: What Could Have Changed Everything, and How?

There are many things that could change Ayida's path since essentially she is the product of her environment. However, if I had to choose specifically what would completely alter the story to be unrecognizable -- and possibly make it darker which is saying something considering the subject matter already -- I would have to say … Continue reading Week Eight | Alternative Realities: What Could Have Changed Everything, and How?