Writer’s Craft # 83 Pacing a Series

Jaleta Clegg loves to play with words.  She writes science fiction adventure and silly horror, and dabbles in other genres.  She’s written an eleven book space opera, The Fall of the Altairan Empire.  Books 1 and 2, Nexus Point and Priestess of the Eggstone, are in print.  She’s published more than two dozen short stories ranging…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 83 Pacing a Series

Writer’s Craft #22 – Not the dress!

Reading Jaleta Clegg’s novel, Nexus Point, I encountered a scene that struck a resonance with one of my own about a female protagonist rejecting a dress. Here is Clegg’s heroine, Dace, threatened with a pink dress:       “Keep thinking pink, Dace. Tell me enough of the truth and I’ll find something much more suitable for…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #22 – Not the dress!