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The Wild Hare Project is a writing collective, a place carved out on the Internet for writers to explore their craft with no deadlines, no ticking clocks, and no expectations. One night, Jilly James and I got a wild hair up our booties and we... more

Okay, your idea is huge but calm your tits. In this podcast we'll explore breaking down your plot events and lowering the burden on your characters to prevent plot-point dumping.

Rothesis Asks: I've finally listened to both character drift podcasts. I'd like you to expand on something, if you feel comfortable discussing it. You talked about both the core idea of a character and tweaking a character to fit the story you... more

The plot choices we make should impact characters AND future events. Choices made regarding characterization can have far reaching impact on plot and it damn well should.

Nine times out of ten, whenever I say "bless your heart" it's because I literally can think of nothing to say that wouldn't be insulting.

Challenge Period: 11/1/2017-11/30/2017 Challenge: Write an Urban Fantasy novel We'll discuss questions/issues/concerns and fandom ideas for the Blue Moon Challenge Question for the show? Ask here: https://tinyurl.com/keacpxe

Kiki asks: One (of the many) things I really admire in your fiction is your ability to deal with issues of ethics and morality without it ever feeling like you're up on a soapbox. Do you ever find it difficult to walk that line? I particularly enjoy this in... more

Daisy asks: I'm currently re-reading ‘Birth of the Serpent King' and I found myself curious about a couple of things. I think BSK was the first HP that you shared with us (Jan 2011) and I'm struck with how different it is from your more... more

Tabee ask: Hi Keira, I've been thinking a lot about the amount of time that goes into writing. Could you talk a little about how long it takes you to get from original idea to planning, research, plotting, writing, editing, then posting/publishing?... more

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