Writing Wilde – Writing Tip – What do you do when characters refuse to cooperate?

Writing Wilde – Writing Tip – What do you do when characters refuse to cooperate?

I had an entire book plotted and the chapters designated for specific actions. My characters where flushed out, including a list of their likes and dislikes, their reasons for their foibles, and what their goals were.

And then my main male character sat down and refused to move.

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Wilde Thing - Dragon Home

Wilde Thing - Dragon Home

One of the best things about being an author is filling in the details of the worlds I create. I enjoy the time and thought that goes into setting the scene. It could be decorating a room, designing futuristic vehicles, or creating something like Dragon Home.

In the Creatures of Myth series I have a coven of Dragon Witches. There are six mature witches and three fledglings that live at Dragon home, which exists in a separate dimension, in a magically created bubble of time and space. This bubble is filled with the same flora and fauna seen in the deep woods of North America. It offers plenty of room for the coven of Witches and their dragon-familiars to live and work in harmony. In fact, there is room for at least a dozen more.

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Music & Muse - Using playlists to keep the words flowing!

Music & Muse - Using playlists to keep the words flowing!

Music playlists are fabulous assets for an author’s muse. It is said that music soothes the savage beast, in my case I use music to find the feeling and the soul of the characters I write. I am currently working on Unduplicated Magic—which is about mages, witches, shamans—and the playlist for this book is WildeMagic.

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