Thanks to Chris, The Story Reading Ape for allowing me some space on a wonderful blog.
I’m Sara Bain, journalist, photographer, graphic designer, media and marketing advisor, publisher and one of those authors who can’t write to formula.
I don’t harbour a rebellious personality disorder and I’m not unreasonably obstinate by nature. The reason’s simple: I just like to write what I would like to read.
If this means that my protagonists appear flawed, my villains not evil enough, or my heroes fail to boot their enemies into the Eoarchean era, then that’s the way it is.
I don’t plan a story, I don’t write notes and I don’t draw character maps. I begin with a personality and the setting appears around them. That person meets another and the tale unfolds from there through dialogue. Like the reader, I never know where it’s going to take me until I get there.
I’ve always loved the fantasy genre and the definitive hero for me was never the…
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