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The traditional advice for creating a character is to write out a dossier on the character. This is a list of personal characteristics, notes on his or her backstory, relationships, etc. BORRRINGGG!!!! At least, for me, it is. Maybe it is for you as well. Personally,...read more
Oh hell it’s that time of year again. I mean….ahem…”calling all romantics near and far to join me as we celebrate a tradition set forth by candy makers, greeting card companies, restaurants and jewelers known as…” I think you get my point. Yes, it’s the month of...read more
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Reading is a unique activity. No other form of entertainment (with the possible exception of virtual reality, which is still beyond the budget of most of us) enables us to so completely immerse ourselves in the action. Movies and TV shows can give us a great thrill...read more
OR How the heck do you create a character with flaws, and put her in dangerous situations while avoiding this ugly misstep? By learning how to brilliantly navigate dicey situations By discovering how an emergency situation could/should/might unfold By understanding...read more
There are many things publishing professionals look for in your first pages and chapter: voice, storytelling personality, if the story starts in the right place, showing vs. telling, grammar, grasp of the English language, and more. As a freelance developmental editor...read more