Following the Leader- Where the Story Goes I Follow

Every author’s writing habits and techniques are different though there are similarities at times. Some of us know exactly what’s going to happen in our story, others only know the high points, some know the beginning, others just the end and at times only a one line plot. For me it’s all of the above depending on the story, but one thing I’ve found is that each story takes on a life of its own.

Whether I know very little about the story and its characters when I start or the whole thing is planned I always ALWAYS end up with a few surprises. There are characters that I had always meant to survive, but ended up killing off, characters that switched places, events that crept in Continue reading