Killing Your Darlings & Feeding Your Muse



In true delayed fashion, I’m starting to have fun with my thriller WIP for NaNoWriMo & Entangled Smackdown over at SavvyAuthors.

<insert evil laughter here>

I’ve read that we’re supposed to give our characters a hard time and/or come up with the worst possible scenarios for them AND put them through it. I love my characters and there’s something oddly satisfying when they’re put through the literary wringer. I’m not a sadist. It’s clear that as a writer I’m definitely a masochist, but amping up the tension and conflict is as exciting for me to write as I hope it will be for others to read. 🙂

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