It’s all in the Timing

It’s time for part eight of the Deep POV implementation experiment. For the past three blogs I’ve been exploring a different ‘error category’ every time, and this week it’s time for the last category. Please step up: Timing issues! The basic premise here is that as human beings we see things in a linear order events – we are slaves to time no less! So if we’re writing prose which is right in the head of the lead character, we also need to write in this linear fashion. Easy right? Well, it’s probably a bit harder than you might think.

As already alluded to, this is part of a series of blogs where I’m applying the principles outlined by Marcy Kennedy in her fantastic book: A Busy Writer’s Guide to Deep POV. The further I go with this, the more I step into line, and it’s absolutely changing both the way I write and also the way I read! Thanks Marcy.
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Book Review: Retribution

Book 3 of the Dragonlands Series

By Megg Jensen

Tressa has been broken, but she can still be fixed.  With the help of the Black, she can still be fixed.  But going for help means leaving her friends, and that might not be a good idea.  Then again, leaving also means finding other friends and old acquaintances.  The truth will start to unravel.

For Bastian, he is left holding the friends together as they go searching for the missing eggs.  But on the Isle of Repose, strange things are afoot, and dark forces stir.  Friends become enemies, and even those closest to him harbour dark secrets.  When will Tressa return?

But when she does return, she brings war with her.  The Dragonlands are thrown into chaos when the Red show their hand, and our heroes are at the heart of it.  But Tressa has a bigger part to play than even she knows.  The strange honey is calling…

So, this just got more interesting. This is the third part of Megg Jensen’s Dragonlands series, of which I think there are five. Be in no doubt – the stakes are ratcheted. People die. People who were dead aren’t anymore. There are some serious weirdos about, and the true nature of things is starting to rear its ugly face. Things are getting juicy…

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