There is good news for readers of The Hustings: A Family Web who are ready for a sequel. The work has begun!
In the second book, Veronica Husting will unravel her past. By confronting all that happened to her during a near-death experience, she learns more secrets about her wealthy family and the people she once loved and trusted.
Updates will be posted here as things develop for the Husting family.
Present, past, future, present perfect, past perfect?
How often have you found yourself changing verb tenses partway through a scene? Do you have any idea why this happens?
When we tell a story, the tenses seem quite natural. When we write a story, it’s very easy to get lost in the timeline.
Writing out of your era…
Descriptive writing brings text alive for readers. It allows the movie to roll in a reader’s’ mind, but only if the language is vivid and the description is real. Fantasy requires the author to create suspension of reality with believable description. Those setting aren’t necessarily real, but they do need to be plausible.