Death is a reality that surpasses the real world and becomes incarnate in some of the best books and stories out there. Whether we want to admit it or not, murderous characters are a phenomenon that extends throughout every genre of writing in order to spice up the story and add a healthy dose of intrigue to your plot. 826 more words
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One last author interview to conclude the “Breakfall” blog tour!
So I’m just starting out a science fiction novel, and one key part of the whole concept is that quite a few of the characters who will have their story told (to one degree or another) will not be active and living participants, but rather already dead and speaking to the main character(s) (and thus the reader) through their logs, journals, experimental data, etc… This creates a situation I haven’t faced before: how much do I write out about these characters in their character biographies? 532 more words