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NaNoWriMo Day #10 - Who Loves Ya?

Although my NaNo novel is not a romance per se, the romance is important. Because I’ve been having a bit of trouble determining the dynamics of the relationship, I decided to do a quick spread called the Love and Relationship Celtic Cross (modified.) It’s similar to the Celtic Cross spread but does not have as many cards. 696 more words


Meet My Character – A Blog Tour

My friend and critique partner, the talented Heidi Noroozy, invited me to participate in a Meet My Character Blog Tour, where we talk about a character in one of our books. 529 more words

Where’s The Man?

I am a screenwriter, and one of the most important things to me is the use of strong, daring, and above all, unique, female characters in my films. 488 more words


NaNoWriMo Prep #10 - Creating Conflicting Characters - Part 2

Drivers and Amiables

In yesterday’s post on personality types I talked about Analyticals and Expressive.

Today I’ll address Drivers and Amiables.

Drivers are goal-driven, independent, action-oriented, competitive, self-reliant, productive, strong-willed, industrious, controlling, firm, serious and like to take charge. 278 more words

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NaNoWriMo Prep # 7 - What's Your Character's Sign?

As I mentioned in a prior post, I don’t do astrological charts for my characters but as a rule I do know what sign they are. 568 more words


Using Animals To Promote Plot and Theme

My guest is D.J. Adamson, an award-winning author who has recently released her noir mystery novel Admit to Mayhem.  Her family roots grow deep in the Midwest where she sets much of her work. 872 more words