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Characters Change (and that's good)

Think back to your old Literature classes from school, and try to remember what you used to talk about. Chances are, there was a discussion on characters and how they changed across the course of the book. 269 more words

Creative Writing

Different Types of Character Arcs

A character arc is the process through which a character changes. Joe Bob starts off as some guy, things happen, which force him to change into a different guy. 543 more words


How I've just recovered from the first draft blues!

I still remember the moment I finished the initial draft of my first book, Chronovisor. I was elated to say the least. Sure, it needed more work – much more work – but I had the story complete and hanging together. 589 more words


Story essence

Recently, I purchased “Story trumps structure”, by Steven James. I was attracted to the book by its provocative title and the foreward by Donald Maass, who I much admire. 761 more words

For Newbie Authors

Does your protagonist have a life theme or motto?

At the beginning of each year, my writing partner Carly chooses a short phrase or sentence that she uses to remind herself of what she wants to focus on for the coming year. 338 more words


Target goal: 25,000 words

Target daily goal: 775 words

Today’s word count: 871

Total words written: 8,218 words

I’m baaaaaaack! Is it really Day 13 of the… 136 more words

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