How to build a new character and jam it in the compact storytelling.
Slow burn, a simmering situation as a prelude to a culmination device that will come up in the future. In other words, foreshadowing a culmination.
Segment from my life, and some interesting finds about psychology of criminals.
Big preparation before the scene that dives deep into the psychological terror of chaos and wartime.
Eat, sleep, write, repeat.
Something emotional and devastating tonight, so get your tissues ready.
War stories are an essential part of research for every military fiction writer.
Filler scenes suffocate the novel, but damn it, you can always twist them into the most important elements in the novel.
Current developments with the sequel I am writing.
Working on a sequel and talking about compliments.