#AtoZChallenge: April 17 – O is for Ω

Omega (majuscule: Ω, minuscule: ω; Greek Ωμέγα) is the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet. In the Greek numeric system, it has a value of 800. A watch, a car, an ancient greek letter with a value of 800? But also the Omega of the Alpha and Omega, dear to the Christian tradition…Continue reading “#AtoZChallenge: April 17 – O is for Ω”

#AtoZChallenge: April 16 – N is for Names

Names talk to us, readers and writers, dreamers, believers, lovers, children’s names, characters names, book titles, cities names, river names: the Thames, the Seine, the Danube, the Mekong… Prague, Berlin, Barcelona, New-York, London, Paris, Sydney, Johannesburg, Mumbai, Oslo… Country names, names that evoke encounters, special moments, Chicago, Casablanca, Rome, Venice, Clichy (of Jours Heureux…), love,Continue reading “#AtoZChallenge: April 16 – N is for Names”

#AtoZChallenge: April 14 – M is for Masculus

masculus, mascula, masculum: male/masculine, proper to males; manly/virile Reflecting on male characters… What influences us now in the development of a character? For a fiction writer the credibility of a character is important is it not? At least for the sort of fiction this writer fancies doing: fantastic maybe, but still anchored in real life.Continue reading “#AtoZChallenge: April 14 – M is for Masculus”

The Page

Chapters One and Two are out! I’m grateful for comments from readers and writers… This is “work in progress”, an unfinished novel which is still evolving, with characters running away, doing their own things! The virtual locations, Berlin and then the “Mindless Island” are in Metaverses (respectively Twinity, renamed Tarsus, and SL) but also, inContinue reading “The Page”

In search of my characters

I am not happy with progress this month. One of the obstacles is distraction, the “closed door” dear to Stephen. Yes, I admit it, closing the door is not easy: I work in the main living room of the house (where most books are…) that faces the garden, and although visitors during day time areContinue reading “In search of my characters”