Tag Archives: characters

Naming A Character

Do you like your name? Is it a name that already has a personality or trait attached to it, even if that trait doesn’t match you at all? Does it lead to jokes? For example, my name is Angel. For … Continue reading

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The Villain

I feel that the villain is the most important character in a story, because without them, the hero/heroine has absolutely nothing to do. There has to be a fight, a battle of some kind going on. If you think about … Continue reading

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The Heroine

She can wear many hats: she can be an explorer, a CIA agent, a hunter of evil, or (especially recently) a teenager. She takes one look at the glass ceiling, gets a hammer, and shatters it. She is…the Heroine. She … Continue reading

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The Hero

The slayer of beasts, the voice of reason in a world of insanity, the One: He goes by many titles, but in the end, he is simply Hero. (Note: Before you even ask, next week will be about the Heroine, … Continue reading

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Writing Books I Like

I was looking over my books, and I was amazed at how many writing books I have acquired over the years. I wanted to share some of my favorite books with you guys. One or two of them may not … Continue reading

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Connection: What I Learned From The First Lady’s Speech

First, let me start by saying that this has little to do with politics itself. This is a writing blog, and I intend to keep it as such. What I am writing about is not what FLOTUS said, but what … Continue reading

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A Face To The Voice

One of my favorite things about the writing prep process is fleshing out my characters. I probably get way too into this part, but it is fun to examine how they see the world, how they would handle a kitten … Continue reading

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