At last! some of you say. Yes, at last we come to the Powerful Heroine. What is she, and why… Read more Writing Romance: Reverse Harem ~ The Powerful Heroine
You see the term thrown around a lot. Dystopian Science Fiction, Dystopian Fantasy, dystopian this or that. As I mentioned… Read more Genre 101: Dystopian
You didn’t really think we’d get out of examining this story for flaws, did you? Ha. As if. One of… Read more Lodestar Lectures: Aida ~ The Flaws
I said we’d be talking about Powerful reverse harem heroines this week, but after several questions from a couple of… Read more Writing Romance: Reverse Harem ~ Innocent or Optimist?
When I sat down to do final research for this post, I encountered an interesting phenomenon. Very few books are… Read more Genre 101: Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic
Aida follows a simple two-act structure, which means that many questions are raised in the first act, to be answered… Read more Lodestar Lectures: Aida ~ Pacing, Act II
As mentioned last week, heroines of reverse harem stories typically fall into two categories: the innocent woman and the powerful… Read more Writing Romance: Reverse Harem ~ The Innocent Heroine
Pacing. That sometimes-elusive phantom we writers keep trying to catch, editing and re-editing our story until we have grasped it… Read more Lodestar Lectures: Aida ~ Pacing, Act I
Before 90% of you run out because you didn’t sign up for a series on writing polyamory, read the next… Read more Writing Romance: What IS Reverse Harem?
If you’re picturing alien individuals belting out Wagner in a futuristic opera house, I applaud you, but regret to inform… Read more Genre 101: Space Opera