Writers notice things about human nature; that’s how believable characters come to life. The writer can take a given trait and make it work in any number of ways in a story, too. 1,397 more words
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Thank you Elizabeth Spann Craig for this insight into her way of keeping writing on track. Some of it particularly pertinent for me today as yesterday I spent too much time online and not writing.
Just about every town seems to have places where the local people gather. And in cities, different neighbourhoods have their own little cafés or restaurants that attract ‘regulars.’ If you have one of those places near you, then you know how they can add to the richness of an area. 1,111 more words
Look at any picture postcard and you’ll see that the image of the village or small town is supposed to be peaceful, quiet and inviting. But beneath the surface of small-town hospitality and pleasantness can lurk an awful lot of nastiness. 1,273 more words