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Things To Consider When Making Your Characters Suffer #MondayBlogs

Things To Consider When Making Your Characters Suffer #MondayBlogs

Originally posted on Lucy Mitchell :
Have you ever had to inflict pain and suffering onto one of your much loved fictional characters? Have you ever reluctantly tipped a bucket full of life crap?over two characters who have just found true love and as you you were doing it felt like you were betraying two old…

Free Amazon Book Description Generator

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
A few years ago, I had posted about Dave Chesson, aka Kindlepreneur, and KDP Rocket — a tool that generates the best keywords for your Amazon books. To understand the importance of keywords, check out Dave’s post on Kindle Keywords, or this one on Fiction Keyword Strategies. While KDP…

Serialists: How Male and Female Serial Killers Differ – by Sue Coletta…

Serialists: How Male and Female Serial Killers Differ – by Sue Coletta…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Male and female serialists differ in many ways. By the end of this post, you decide who’s more ruthless. The media attaches cutesy nicknames to female serial killers, like Giggling Granny, Jolly Jane, or Tiger Woman. For males they use epithets that beget terror, such…

5 Editing Terms All Indie Authors Should Know #GuestPost by Claire Jennison

5 Editing Terms All Indie Authors Should Know #GuestPost by Claire Jennison

Originally posted on Ritu Bhathal:
As a writer, we have the craft to create worlds, characters, and their stories. Inside our heads, those stories run like an all-singing, all-dancing movie. (Well, they do in mine…) but do our words convey this same effect for a reader? Often, we are so close to the story we…

Character Building: How Much Planning Should I Do? (PART 1) – by Angela Ackerman…

Character Building: How Much Planning Should I Do? (PART 1) – by Angela Ackerman…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Writers Helping Writers: Not sure how much brainstorming needs to go into each character? You’re not alone. It’s a struggle for many, and unfortunately, there’s no single “right” answer. It really depends on the character’s importance in the story, their function or role, and the…

Character Building: How Much Planning Should I Do? (PART 2) – by Angela Ackerman…

Character Building: How Much Planning Should I Do? (PART 2) – by Angela Ackerman…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Writers Helping Writers: As I mentioned in my last post, knowing exactly how much to brainstorm when it comes to character building can be a question mark. How deeply you need to plan depends on the character’s role and importance, and the writer’s own comfort…

START THE WEEK with a writing exercise: Creating a Dark Character

START THE WEEK with a writing exercise: Creating a Dark Character

Originally posted on BRIDGET WHELAN writer:
AS WRITERS WE NEED people to do bad things: they create story. They may not be the heart of your writing, the central core, but they kickstart action and reaction. We need light and dark on the page, we need the shadows. We don’t write (or read) stories about…

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