Introducing a Heroine

One of my major purposes for writing The Dragon’s Bones is to inspire heroism. If a reader becomes impressed with what a character is able to overcome and accomplish, I hope he or she will seek to do likewise. ​Falcon and Marta have three children–Warrick (17), Windle (15), and Reetha (8). Each contributes heroically to the epic …

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Creating Characters

An interesting challenge in writing a book is to develop a character. This involves a name, a voice, a physical description, a relationship with other characters, and a contribution to the story. For me, it started with an image. I named the father of my young heroes, Falcon, envisioning both a powerful adversary, a loving …

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