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Crafting Morally Grey Characters.

Who doesn’t love a character that straddles the line of good and evil? They’re interesting, shady, and most of all, strangely lovable. However, have you ever attempted to write a morally grey character? If you have, then you’ve been through … Continue reading

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Crafting Negative Character Arcs.

Who needs a happy ending to be satisfied and entertained? Not me! Negative character arcs are the cornerstone of captivating stories across many genres. If you’re looking to add some depth and intrigue to your story, read this article on … Continue reading

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How To Write An Addiction Into Your Story.

Unless you are a counselor or have personal experience with addiction, writing a character with an addiction requires some research. Which questions should you ask yourself and what aspects of addiction do you need to focus on? The article below … Continue reading

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Writing Characters With Mental Illness.

How important is it to understand a mental illness before you write about it? Is there an inherent responsibility placed upon the author? As a writer who has dealt with mental illness for the past ten years, I naturally insert … Continue reading

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How To Write Larger Than Life Characters.

Bigger, better, more, and more and more and more. That’s what larger than life characters are. Hotter than hot. Colder than cold. With a depth that seems almost superhuman. Crafting characters your readers will want to jump inside of and … Continue reading

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How To Choose The Right Main Character.

So you have an idea for a story. You may have the tantalizing end twist in mind or even the grand opening scene that will hook your readers. You’ve probably even thought about some of the secondary characters. The mentor, … Continue reading

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Crafting Unforgettable Characters.

If I ask you to name a few of your favorite characters which ones come to mind? Why are they so memorable? How did the author create such an amazing personality? If you want to endow your readers with memories … Continue reading

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How To Write Character Conflict.

Inner or real world conflict is absolutely necessary for your story to function on all its glorious cylinders. How do you add conflict to your character? The article below will give you some tips on how to supply conflict in … Continue reading

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Writer’s Retreat

So you need to get away, for whatever reason, and get some writing done. Where do you go? How much will it cost? The following list is of some fantastic writer retreats for you to browse and compare. For when … Continue reading

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All Things Character Voice

How do you bring a definitive voice to your characters? Is it different than your author voice? These questions and more will be addressed in the video below and also give you some exercises to work your way into writing … Continue reading

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