• WIP,  Writing

    I Should Have Killed the Shepherd

    by In the novelette I’m currently working on, “Last of the Sorcerer Kings”, there’s a scene where one of the two POV characters comes across the results of the killer he’s chasing entertaining himself. In the raw outline, I just listed it as “The Shepherd Scene”. The idea was for the hero to further his resolve to catch the bastard who can do stuff like this to other people. When I got there, I realized I’d already hardened his resolve based on hints dropped about events before the story began. I also saw it as a way for the other POV character to impress the hero and develop her as…