Apr 29, 2018
Do you or don't you? How fast over the course of a series? Does aging the sleuth make him/her more believable? And what is the optimum age of your protagonist? At one time, every single femal sleuth, PI or amateur seemed to be a thirty-something. Has this changed? Panelists Jennifer Estep, Hayden Trenholm, Susan...
Apr 7, 2018
Given we only have one life-bearing sample to work from, isn't internally-consistent world-building impossible? Do some writers get so immersed in structuring their fanciful world that they include too much superfluous detail or fail to fully develop other aspects of story?