Tag Archives: Beyond the Mist

What motivates your heroes?


What motivates your heroes? I should start with a short confession. ‘My name is V.C.Willow and I’m a whovian’. I’ve loved Dr Who for as long as I can remember, when I was younger my love for that ‘madman in … Continue reading

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Samhain (Halloween) is Coming – preparing for the season


Writers who want to use their creative talents to earn a living as a jobbing writer can often find magazines, periodicals and special interest magazines a potential source of income. But to make the most of the opportunities this market … Continue reading

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Beltane


I’ve always loved Beltane. For me it is a festival of celebration, a marking of the return of the light after the dark and barren days of Winter to a  light and fertile spring, where once more the earth and … Continue reading

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Atheist Paganism


On Atheist Paganism: I recently joined a Pagan group on Linkedin. Since much of my work contains Pagan themes and  explores the world from a Pagan perspective, I thought it would be a good idea to reach Pagan readers and … Continue reading

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There’s no such thing as over exposing your hero or heroine


In most novels it is the protagonist that drives the narrative. Confronted with difficulties and problems to over come, our protagonist is thrown in to conflict either internal or external which the author resolves either at the end of the … Continue reading

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The Year of the Novel idea


Welcome one and welcome all. So here we are, 2013 is upon us and it looks as though this year is to be more challenging than any other before it, as this is the year of my novel idea. Yes … Continue reading

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Beyond the Mist arises from the ashes


I’m back after a rather extended and embarrassing break from posting on this here blog. Life is what happened while I was busy making other plans and hence my extended silence for a while. A bereavement and a new job … Continue reading

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