Writing Progress: Female Lead Introduced

Word count of novel: 8112 Today I wrote a fun passage where my male hero, who thinks he is the last human in existence, find out that there was another human living on another planet all along. And she’s female. His reaction to her is at first fear because she is disguised to look likeContinue reading “Writing Progress: Female Lead Introduced”

Tolkien’s Advice About Relationships: Writing Real Romance

J.R.R. Tolkien had three sons and one daughter, and in a letter to his son Michael he discusses his views on women’s issues, marriage and the truth about men in relationships. ┬áIn this letter written in March 1941, Tolkien is very explicit, and very wise on the subject. As a writer, we can glean fromContinue reading “Tolkien’s Advice About Relationships: Writing Real Romance”