Outtakes and Supplementals

Sometimes, I discover that, as much as I love a scene or chapter, it doesn't work in a particular novel. Either it interrupts the flow and the details would be better added elsewhere, or it begs to be written in a different POV.

Cambridge lecturer Arthur Quiller-Couch coined the phrase "Murder your darlings" in his 1916 book on writing. While it may be necessary to remove them for the betterment of the novel as a whole, they still may be of interest to anyone who is a fan of the residents of Speirling. Such scenes show how the characters morph and grow over different drafts and stories.


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Everstorm, Book 1

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