Deven Kane

Author, Speculative Fiction (Thriller/SF)

Creating characters who are genuinely interesting = putting in the time and energy it takes to write their ‘back story’. Characters are like real people: they have likes, dislikes, hopes, anxieties, dreams and phobias. They have families, friends, and life experiences which shaped their thinking, beliefs, instincts, reactions, and motivations. Real people are a wonderful, …

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One of the earliest and least-expected questions I faced as a self-published author was choosing which genre best describes my first novel in the Tracker series. I assumed answering the question would be simplicity itself. Well, duh. Science fiction, Sherlock. It’s not like rocket science or something. Except when some people hear “science fiction”, what …

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