Prologue Ghosts are a figment of the imagination … until I moved to the beach in Monterey. “Stay away from the water,” I commanded the young fair-haired girl, sitting on an outcrop, dangerously close to both the boy and the swelling Pacific. The girl nodded dumbly too terrified to move. Watching her with a burning […]
I find that characters tell their own stories and if you’ve created them properly, they really do lead you on the right path. I used to interview novelists when I was a journalist and I thought they were mad when they said the characters take over, but they do.