Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff examines how Star Wars novels are like roller coasters in her latest entry to "A Padawan's Journal." Check out the excerpt below and click here for the full read.
"As I build the opening chapters of Holostar for the first draft, I ask myself what sort of rollercoaster this will be. How big an opening drop or loop should it have? This is not a no-brainer. I’ve seen writers start out with opening “bangs” so big that nothing they did after that was quite as engaging as that initial big whoop. And we’ve all read countless books that petered out or stopped just when they’d really gotten interesting."
Bohnhoff will dive into our love for droids in her next post.