The thing about “From Whence You Came” is that I never had any intention of writing it.Â Master Vineart BradhaiÂ just a bit of backstory in the trilogy, to explain why there were no longer any sea serpents.Â But I couldn’t get him out of my head – the question of what, exactly he had done, and who he had been…
So I did what writers do, I sat down and wrote a quick paragraph, filling in some of the details.Â Just for backstory, you understand.
And just like that, he was in my brain.Â And he Won’t. Go. Away.
So now I have this story about magicians, monsters, betrayal, and honor…. and not just one but TWO very insistent characters demanding their time.
Because I have time for this?Â I have two other novels to write, and freelance, and….
*flails like a flailing thing, then settles down and Obeys the Voices In Her Head*