Tag Archives: craft

Questions 369: Hiding The Details

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Kristine asks: “How do you hide important information in descriptions without tipping your hand that it’s important?”

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Resources Mentioned

The Usual Suspects
Red Dragon
Silence of the Lambs

 

Questions 344: Historically Accurate Childhoods

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Chris asks “When writing historical fiction with children, how should one treat the aspects of childhood that are less than stellar by today’s standards?”

Resources Mentioned:
The Alienist
The Angel of Darkness

Questions 334: Telling Multi-POV Stories

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Scott says: “I’ve seen authors tell complicated stories with alternating points of view. How do you make the threads meet up in the end?”

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Once a Hero

Questions 326 Describing Character

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Roland asks: How do I describe characters of different ethnicities so it’s clear to the reader, but not jarring?

Resources Mentioned

Robert J. Sawyer blog post “Is it racist to mention skin color?”