Posts Tagged ‘characters’

my god they’re alive i tell you

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Some of my characters have started talking to me, in my head. This has never happened to me before. In fact, I used to think this was a totally made-up thing that writers claimed happened to them as a way of trying to explain how they gave their characters words and stories. All a bit [...]

sympathy for the devil?

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

I think it is a very limited sort of person who can’t find compassion and forgiveness for ordinary human faults. We probably all know a difficult, demanding person who expects too much from people and has no time for normal human shortcomings. Is it a lack of imagination, or simply a deep self-centredness that makes [...]

convent geometry

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

My story, Convent Geometry, is published in Ideomancer this month.
I’m very happy to have a story in Ideomancer – it’s a great magazine that has published many, many fantastic stories, including this one by my fellow writing group member, Ilan Lerman.
Perhaps it isn’t the done thing to say so, but I really love [...]