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NANOWRIMO – NGWN STYLE: Supporting Characters Who Won’t Shut Up!

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Happy NaNo, everyone! To celebrate National Novel Writing Month, we Nice Girls are sharing some writing tips. 878 more words

NGWN

The Fallen Support

You know that good boy or girl who rebelled and went to the dark side?  The one special person who used to shine like the sun… then their soul suddenly turned black and never returned to the light.  931 more words

Writing Process

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Characters Who Should Get Their Own Books

Each week, The Broke and the Bookish hosts Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly booking meme. This week we’re talking about characters that we wish had their own books. 470 more words

Books

Supporting Characters: The Importance of Sharing the Spotlight

As I’ve discussed before, supporting characters can be very useful to help explain exposition, plot twists, and backstory, or to be the sounding board to your protagonist’s emotions and revelations.   1,293 more words

Screenwriting

NaNoWriMo Prep: Support Systems

(Catch up on Prep Advice from Week One and Week Two.)

A support system is important when writing a novel- you want to make sure you have strong points throughout so that you can avoid that notorious sagging middle, and to ensure you actually make it all the way to the finish line at the end of your story. 426 more words

Writing

Supporting Characters: Friends and Allies

As a writing tool, a protagonist’s best friends and allies can be very useful to help explain exposition, plot twists, your protagonist’s backstory, or to be the sounding board to your protagonist’s emotions and revelations.  728 more words

Screenwriting

The Importance of Supporting Characters

In Nancy Meyers’ movie The Holiday, Eli Wallach’s character, Arthur Abbott, tells Kate Winslet’s character: “Iris, in the movies we have leading ladies and we have the best friend. 570 more words

Screenwriting