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I found something. Character Arcs

K.M. Weiland has a very nice site entitled Helping Writers Become Authors. Like many sites that help writers, there is a certain monetization of the site with craft books available. 441 more words

How To Write A Book

Catalysts and Character Arcs

Turns out, my main character is the catalyst at two critical points in my villain’s character arc.

At one point, my heroine witnesses the suicide of a man who turns out to be the elder son of the woman who saved her life thirty years ago. 501 more words

Nancy: Carbon + Pressure = Diamonds

I have to admit it: I’m jealous. It looks like you ladies had a lot of fun on Writing Sprints Friday. Micki had a fabulous week of writing, with over 4,000 new words. 683 more words


Using notecards to evaluate novel structure

Up until a month ago, I was happily muddling through my second draft. Although I knew there were problems with it, it wasn’t until I was about half-way through, that I thought it would be helpful to sit down and reassess the structure and elements of my story as a whole. 1,020 more words

Who Says Accountants Can't Write?

Have you ever wished you could hide under your office desk, indefinitely? Maybe that niggling of frustration could be the start of something good. Like a daydream that never ends until, well… Read Leann Betts post below. 582 more words



It would be great from a business perspective if my characters stayed static throughout the course of a long series of novels. Adventure after adventure could follow in the endless timeline of a cast from whom the audience knew just what to expect. 651 more words

How better character development could improve Star Wars: The Force Awakens

For the record, it is much easier to act as an amateur script doctor than it is to write something original (as my paltry screenwriting efforts to date prove).  884 more words