on Career Authors:
Time travel. Alternative timelines. Rewritten histories. It sounds easy enough, right? I mean, you’re just making it up as you go along, and since no one has actually lived in these alternate universes, who’s to say what’s authentic and what’s not?
I learned the hard way, through years of edits on my first speculative fiction novel, just how not simple this is and just how convoluted the rabbit hole is that you’ll soon find yourself in if you don’t take some preemptive steps to map it out.
Good thing for me I’m a plotter who really likes charts.
Which brings me to my first tip: