MagusJosh

MagusJosh

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    1. Re: How do you effectively introduce the readers to your fiction's world?

      I used to do infodumps and long swathes of exposition, and it was a terrible mistake. I agree with the posters who say don't do that...because every one of my proofreaders and editors told me, in no uncertain (...)


    2. Re: How do you decide MC's personality?

      There's a lot of good advice in this thread, and all of it might be useful at one time or another. I find that every one of my characters has evolved a bit differently. I've had a couple spring full-grown (...)


    3. Re: What is the optimal length per chapter?

      In my experience, there isn't an optimal length per chapter, but rather per writer and per story. :)  I used to sweat this in my own writing, but found that if I relaxed and just stopped worrying about (...)