Ooh, this will be a bad one. What are your favourite online resources/websites for writers?
The truthful answer is that outside of Wikipedia for research purposes (yes, I’m very lazy) I don’t really have any. For a while I spent a lot of time on Goodreads, trawling the boards of a few specific groups, and I spent a fair amount of time on the message boards for Fantasy Faction, but that’s long since died a quiet death.
Aieee, what on earth am I supposed to answer to this week’s question? I’ll modify it to apply to my solo blogging of this series, but the question is: You write prose fiction in an era that has an astounding variety of storytelling media. Has your writing been significally influenced by any works of newer media?
Typing is a little difficult tonight, as my lap is entirely taken up by my poor sick cat. Normally I’d shoo her off, since it’s bloody hard to type over a cat without disturbing it, but tonight I haven’t the heart.
So with that said, let’s dive into this week’s very interesting question: When coming up with a new story, what comes first, the character or the plot?
Well, this will probably be a rather awkward post for all English speakers reading this, because if I don’t want to be repeating yet another post, I’m going to have to cover a Dutch author here. Who – to the best of my knowledge – has not been translated.
Can you recommend an author who is not well known?