I’m over at A. G. Moye’s place today with the Will O’ the Wisp blog tour. Today’s post is about my personal growth goals for this story, and how I went about crafting it. Come on by, and show a little support for my wonderful host today.
What I wanted out of this story
Will O’ the Wisp is the newest release from C. S. Boyack. It involves a mildly handicapped girl facing a mysterious threat. The wisp has been killing off Patty Hall’s family for generations, and she’s next on the list. It is suitable for young adult readers.
I’ve blogged many times about how I set challenges for myself with each novel. These won’t be evident to the reader, but they help me grow as an author. At various times the challenge is as simple as writing a buddy story, or using fairy tale structure.
In Will O’ the Wisp, I wanted to add another tool to my writer’s toolbox. This is my first story written in first person point of view. It involved a little hair pulling at first, because “meanwhile, back at the ranch” isn’t possible. If Patty Hall can’t see it, read…
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