I spent the past two weeks getting reacquainted with the characters for my second historical novel, BLIZZARD (still a working title). After writing the first draft over the summer, I took a break from the book to let things marinate. I’ve decided that much will be changed in the second draft. Most of the characters will retain vestiges of their former selves, but some will be changed drastically, and all will become deeper and more complex. I can see the book much more clearly now, which is exciting.
I’ve now done five iterations of studies on each character, and each gave me new information. [Read more…]