Ramage by Dudley Pope He awakens to the sound of cannons. His frigate has been broadsided; he’s the last officer alive, and he’s already badly wounded. The ship is sinking. The French are bearing down on them. And now, having commanded his ship for just a few minutes, he must decide how to lead the […]

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Vampires vs. Mermaids, Take Two

Last week, Brandon wrote: As a final word, I think it should be noted that this is really about depth of character, and depth of character starts with you, the author, knowing your character well.  Don’t just slap a name and a description on a cardboard cutout and move that cutout through the story.  Start […]

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