As you may or may not know, I run writers blog with new or shared content most days of the week. Today I look at what’s plaguing me the most with plotting for book 3 in The Chronicles of Xannia. I’m effectively at a crossroads and I’m questioning all my choices…
All Those Blurred People… Stig Nygaard – Flickr – Creative Commons License
You might think that this quote is stating the obvious,
especially when you look at the consistency of character
in one book.
But what about a series?
Characters are supposed to change:
but gradually (most of the time).
But what about when you suddenly take your series back to a time
before your main characters were born?
What if you’re choosing to look at their ancestors
and a terrible societal event
that become the catalyst for the first two books in your series?
When the characters are suddenly different
how are you supposed to stay true to them?
Does TRUTH then move
from the character to the world in which they live? thrive? die?
What if this world is days away from
the New Renaissance that happens and these new characters
are trapped in…
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