My first novel published in five years just released this past December, Lady Wynwood’s Spies 1: Archer , the first volume in a Christian Regency Romantic Adventure Serial Novel (yeah, I know, that’s quite a mouthful). Basically, it's like a really long novel divided into parts. Each volume has a story arc, but the overarching story continues in each volume and they're not stand-alone novels. It’s been outlined for 10 volumes, plus a side volume, and I already released two prequel novels. When I write, I like to have a visual idea of what my characters looks like. I also like to extrapolate the personality of the character from the photos I use, so I'm very careful about the model and their pose or the expression on their face. But lately I haven’t been using real photos, and instead using anime and manga characters. When I first started writing about my main heroine, Phoebe, the photos I used for reference for her personality and looks was this character, Ryu, who i
I've wondered how many authors have specific people or images in mind when 'fleshing' out a character. I remember looking at catalogs for photos when deciding what a character would look like. (A book I started writing years go.) I like seeing who you have chosen as inspiration. :) -Susan F.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Susan! I hope this makes it more enjoyable to read the book!ReplyDelete
Close, but I'm not a fan of the five o'clock shadow, so 'my' Charles is clean-shaven.ReplyDelete
Looking forward to Book 2 in the Protection for Hire series, because Protection for Hire was one of my top 10 books for 2011!
Aw thanks so much Iola!!!! Book 2, A Dangerous Stage, should come out in November this year!ReplyDelete
Wow, handsome guy. Makes me want to read the book! I'm linking this post to the Christian Fiction Facebook page, I hope your readers will stop by and "like" to be a part of our conversation and community!ReplyDelete
Isn't he a darling? I've loved him ever since he was on the tv show Alias.ReplyDelete