Tag Archive | Murder

How to Kill a Character

How to Kill a Character

Virtually every week as I’m preparing for my post I ask my husband, “Honey, what should I blog about?” And he typically responds with “I have no idea.” Until one week in response, he sent me the link to this article. Gee, thanks, honey. That’s SO helpful. Really. So, this week, as I asked my […]

Plotting Murder

Plotting Murder

Don’t you love being a writer? One of those people who are allowed to discuss such crazy/taboo topics without having people alerting cops or loved ones keeping the nut house on ICE speed dial. Even writing mostly medieval-ish Fantasy I’ve gotten to research all sorts of weird stuff, including nuclear explosions, drug trade and illegal […]

Renegade Project 11: Criminals

“I don’t contribute to rumors or gossip. If you have something to say to me, do so…” She stiffens, automatically defensive. You soften your tone. “Look, your father has employed me to watch over his property and his family. If there is something you know that I should know, please help me understand it.” “When […]

Edits * Rewrites * Murder

Those closest to me know I will not be signed and published with Marcher Lord Press. Before there is any sympathy, let me say don’t feel sorry for me. I was blessed to have the nicest rejection letter under the sun. Jeff Gerke is the leading publisher of Christian Speculative fiction and one of the […]