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It's finally here!

I should have a picture of it, but I haven’t gotten around to it yet, so you’ll all just have to believe me. The latest copy of… 32 more words


Let's Talk About POV and Deep POV

I have been an avid reader ever since I was able to read, as early as the Dick and Jane readers.  I have read many books in my life so far and hope to read many more.   744 more words

My Writing Journey

Lessons from the Codex Alera

At the recommendation of a friend, I decided to give Jim Butcher’s books a try this week. The library didn’t have the first Dresden Files book, but they did have the first three in the Codex Alera series, so I got those out. 372 more words

Thoughts On Writing

Which Book To Read First By M.L.Kilian

I’ve been asked this question a lot lately, when discussions about my books come about. It got me thinking that I needed to include the answer in my blog, to make sure it’s public knowledge.   307 more words

Thoughts On Writing

The Unreliable Narrator

In my humble opinion, one of the most powerful tools in storytelling is the also the most intrinsically human: the unreliable narrator.

People have biases, and those biases color their entire world. 1,482 more words


Character Deaths

So yesterday I was watching The Host film (yes, yes, insert judgement), and I will admit that once you wrap your mind around the weird concept, it’s a pretty good book/movie. 359 more words


When Writing = Death

Look, I’m not the first one to comment on this. Not even close.

You have an idea– a bright, beautiful, perfect idea– and then you start to write it down, and it dies on the page. 364 more words