Guest Post: Fear Fuels Fiction

The Artist's Road

Today I’m honored to have as a guest blogger PJ Reece, author and writing craft guru. I first discovered PJ through his comments here on The Artist’s Road, which stood out even among the thought-provoking and insightful ones this blog somehow attracts. He is the author of the recently published free e-book Story Structure to Die For, and is a traveler and filmmaker. I’m also partial to the masthead image of hisMeaning of Lifeblog, as I have a fetish for antique maps.PJ is helping me out as I transition back from by VCFA MFA residency and into the real world.


Our protagonists—something about them (should) scare us.

While writing my last novel, I called a time-out because for all the sweat on my brow I could see no blood on the page.

  • Where’s the honest emotion?
  • What’s my character’s worst…

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