If I had to choose one part of the writing process as my absolute favorite, it would be characterization. Creating characters is one of my favorite things to do. The way they come to life with their own personalities and backstories is truly magical! That being said, sometimes it's hard to get into the mind … Continue reading 30 Character Interview Questions
Just some helpful posts about developing your characters.
How I Start a New Writing Project
The secret's out. I've officially started writing the sequel to In Wildcat Hollow! Of course, starting a sequel isn't nearly as hard as starting a book from scratch! With a sequel, you already know the characters, setting, and plot (hopefully!) But I figured, since I'm starting a new book (it is a new book after … Continue reading How I Start a New Writing Project
4 Character Tropes And When (And When Not) To Use Them
Hi there! It's been a hot minute since I posted (life has been crazy). If you are new, welcome, and if you are returning, thank you! Today's tip will be about 4 character tropes I don't like, the reason why I don't like it, and how you can change the trope if you absolutely need … Continue reading 4 Character Tropes And When (And When Not) To Use Them
Where to Find Character Inspiration
Every writer who has ever written any form of a story has had the task of creating original characters. There is no getting around it, and there is no way to cheat (taking another author's characters is frowned upon). But there is a way to make it easier for those of us who have trouble … Continue reading Where to Find Character Inspiration