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Character Sketch

Sometimes (many times) I need to draw a character in order to understand her. Particularly if I’m going to spend more than 10k words with this person, it is good to have a visual on her quirks of dress, composure, size… all those fiddly things that I’ll need reference for after an obscenely high word count. 311 more words

Dodging the Dreaded Writer’s Block

Writer’s block—writers bemoan it, write articles about it, test theories about how to get over it.

I honestly can’t remember ever having it.

In my life, time block is more of an issue. 241 more words


The Usefulness of Character Sketches

Character sketches and character profiles are often confused for one another. The best way to tell the two of them apart is to see the profile as more like a questionnaire that has been filled out by the character about themselves. 432 more words


Exercise Your Writing Muscle - Quote (88)

“Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. 9 more words


Character sketches for Volume 3

Misa Saito, not taking well to the new graduate teaching position she has.

Hunter, still in a cast, but hot on a case.

Scott Silo, right-libertarian and local politician.   70 more words

Druid City

Character Drawings

Here’s some character drawings. Started with a few nude sketches and then chose one to refine into a more complete, detailed character. Too bad I STILL didn’t get the pose right! 6 more words

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