Introduction, Tips!, Writing Adventures

Characters at Large: Blog Name Defined

Why name a blog "Characters at Large?" It has to do with my writing technique and how I develop my stories. Before I start you need to know three things: I do not claim to be an expert. I am a new writer and am sharing my experience with the writing process and what works for… Continue reading Characters at Large: Blog Name Defined

Introduction, Writing Adventures

Calling all Dragon and Fantasy Lovers! Fantasy-Fiction Genre: A Haven

I love the Fantasy Genre because... There are dragons (who can hate dragons?) and other incredible beasts. Characters wielding magic (for better or for worse). Massive battles that shake the very fabric of the earth (or a different planet, depending). Breathtaking landscapes (Imaginary? Who cares? It's awesome). It is a place to escape and vicariously ride… Continue reading Calling all Dragon and Fantasy Lovers! Fantasy-Fiction Genre: A Haven

Introduction, Poetry, Writing Adventures

“Groundswell”: A Poem about Me and Why I Write

Let us just be clear about one thing: I do not consider myself a poet. Personally, I think my talents (or maybe I should say passion) lies within fiction. However, I decided to post this poem because it helps you guys get to know me a little bit more. Enjoy! "Groundswell" Poem At twelve years… Continue reading “Groundswell”: A Poem about Me and Why I Write