WRITER WEDNESDAY: Character Creation Through Sleep Deprivation

Today, upcoming author, Kristin Jaques discusses her own, unique way of character-creating, and her upcoming release, MARROW CHARM!

One of the more dreaded questions I have regarding Marrow Charm is ‘Where did you come up with the idea for this book?” Not because I don’t have an answer but because ‘from my dreams’ sounds like a total cop out.

Marrow Charm germinated in my mind through the spring of 2015, borne from a half-remembered fever dream during many broken nights of sleep. It was not unusual for me to wander through my apartment during the deep quiet dark of three in the morning. This is the quickening t