D.A. Dean

About D.A. Dean

Writer. Anglophile. Fascinated by Ancient Egypt. Music obsessed. Avid reader of fiction and poetry. Author of The Ways of Eternity.

Character Development and Backstory
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Endeavour! Know Your Character to the Marrow I DVR’d the first season of Endeavour. Good decision. An all-’round fabulous series. So, why not just tweet that? Why, instead, use that as the opening for a blog entry? Simple: as did the … Continue reading

Trust Your (Writer) Instincts
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I have a confession to make. In first, second, even third drafts, I often write in “scene shorthand.” I’m learning to slow down, to let the writing breathe, as I go. For me doing so is satisfying in a way … Continue reading

Burst Your Outlook Open
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Your Perception Is Only Limited by Your Outlook, So… Burst Your Outlook Open! “There’s nothing you can’t prove if your outlook is only sufficiently limited.” Lord Peter Wimsey in Whose Body, by Dorothy L. Sayers Perceptive, Lord Peter. (Yes, though many … Continue reading

HorusWay.com Launch-Pt 2
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HorusWay.com is Alive! (Pt 2) Welcome to the launch party for my website, HorusWay.com. Come in, have a cuppa or raise a glass, and make yourself at home. I look forward to spending time with you here. Over the next … Continue reading

HorusWay.com Launch-Pt 1
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HorusWay.com is Alive! (Pt 1) I offer a huge and deeply felt thank you to my webmaster, TB, for all you’ve done to bring my vision for this site to life. I value your talents, your insights, and your dedication. … Continue reading