Tag Archive | character development

Character description: too much or not enough? #amwriting

Originally posted on Life in the Realm of Fantasy:
I love eBooks for the simple reason I have over 800 books, and I don’t have to dust them. I do buy paper books, but only those on writing craft or research for my work. I have managed to get nearly every book I ever loved…

How to make your characters likable?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
Or… Is it necessary that every character be likable? Need all characters be — pleasant, nice friendly, agreeable, affable, amiable, genial, personable, charming, popular, good-natured, engaging, appealing endearing convivial, congenial, simpatico, winning, delightful, enchanting, lovable, adorable, sweet, or lovely? Recently, I just finished a book but didn’t like a…

7 Helpful And Fun Ways To Create Characters

Rachel Poli Creating characters isn’t always as easy as it seems. Sometimes the characters come to us and other times we have to chase them down. I do think the creating of characters one of the most fun parts of writing a novel. Characters go places we’ve never been. Characters can do things we’ve never dreamed […]

Supporting Characters In Novels Need Love Too

Rachel Poli When it comes to writing novels everyone always talks about two major characters: the main character and the bad guy. However, there are so many other characters to consider when writing a novel. There are side characters, major or minor characters, secondary characters, however, you want to explain it. If you think about it, […]

Refining Dialogue

Originally posted on Musings of a Mystery Novelist:
In the midst of plotting, pondering, and (alternate?) world building, actual!writing, albeit within the confines of the mind, marches forth on this March Fourth. Pun quite intended. Amid the scene setting and character building is crafting the dialogue between the characters (spoken or implied) from which the…

World Building Options

Originally posted on Musings of a Mystery Novelist:
While last week’s entry focused on the quasi-meta update of the Land of Exposition, (which has developed into an inadvertent and mostly improvised meta series separate from the main works in progress) the updates on the state of the primary work in progress (namely the MASC Chronicles)…

50 Shades of Mistakes That Sell Books #MondayBlogs

I warn you now, this post is for the open minded. There are some books that are bound to cause controversy. 50 Shades of Grey is one of those books, so it makes sense that I don’t know many p… Source: 50 Shades of Mistakes That Sell Books #MondayBlogs

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