Month: July 2015

Author Sara F. Hathaway, on Character Development

It was an all Sara/Sarah Wednesday for this week’s RRBC Spotlight Blog Tour featuring Sara Hathaway and hosted by Sarah Wathen!

Sarah Wathen

Big thank you to Sara F. Hathaway, author of Day After Disaster, for her guest post today! Read what Hathaway says about creating memorable, consistent characters…

Characters are key to a great novel and developing them can expand your mind to new places. Readers appreciate being able to feel the emotions and understand the feelings of each character not just your main character. Make sure that all your characters have their own stories and motivations. Some of your characters may come straight out of your life and some may be completely fictional but either way you have to bring them to life and keep their profile consistent throughout the story.

When I created Day After Disaster, I did it over a very long period of time so maintaining the same characters throughout the story was a challenge. To tackle this obstacle I kept a notebook that has notes not just…

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#RRBC Spotlight Author Blog Tour with Sara F. Hathaway

This is the Tuesday stop for Sara Hathaway on this week’s Spotlight Blog Tour – thanks for hosting, John Howell!

Fiction Favorites

I am very pleased to welcome Sara F. Hathaway Rave Reviews Book Club Spotlight Author for this week. You can visit her schedule here.

Day After Disaster: A Letter Home

To whomever finds this letter,

I sit here writing you now, hoping that this letter will be useless. Hopefully I have found my family still alive in this wreck of a world I must now navigate with only my horsey companions, Artaz and Kit. They were gifts given to me by angels. Good people who still exist and cling to a reality we all inhabited just months ago.

When the Great Quake hit I was at work. Just another day and another dollar. Nothing unusual to heading down into an old bunker that existed beneath the restaurant I worked at. Its constant cool temperature made it a perfect place to store the wine that the restaurant boasted from the local…

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