Author: Witold

Sins of the Poet (Excerpt)

Sins of the Poet (Excerpt)

Sixteen minutes before the mark was scheduled to arrive. Why had she agreed to take on this ill-conceived fiasco of a job? The money: a thousand silver drachms divided three ways. She needed the money. She always needed the money. “Deyva, what are you doing?” Sami dropped her fabricator’s wands and grabbed Deyva’s fingers to…

Inspiring Your Protagonist to Act (Moral Foundations)

Inspiring Your Protagonist to Act (Moral Foundations)

When creating a dynamic character to carry your story, it’s important that they be strongly motivated to drive the plot forward. It makes them more interesting, and the story a lot more fun. When I was writing the first novel in The Witch of Cheyne Heath series, Waking the Witch, I was researching psychological models…