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Lessons Learned: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

I’ve been on a quest to read some of the classics I should have read by now. Actually, I listen to them on audiobook while I run, but same difference. 659 more words


Do Everything But Kill Your Characters: Why Struggle is Vital for Character Development

When we write, we all have characters that we love. We don’t want anything bad to happen to them. They’re our children, and like all good parents, we want to keep our kids safe. 428 more words


Getting to know your characters

This is an updated version of the post found on my Tumblr page


In order to write characters that are fully developed, well-rounded, and consistent in their characterisation it is utterly necessary to  858 more words

Creative Writing

The Physical Capabilities of your characters

This is an expanded and refined version of two posts previously written for my WriteDemon page on Tumblr. They can be found here and here… 1,568 more words

Creative Writing

Defining Nationhood-Some Self Reflexive questions

Title : Defining Nationhood-Some Self Reflexive questions

Subtitle: On Indian Independence day-2016-Part 1-Discussions of “Tripoli Reading Group”

‘All they did was collect the revenue; they took no responsibility for overseeing the lives and property of the Bengalis . 1,476 more words

Post Colonialism

How To Build Realistic Characters - A Quick Introduction

I’ll be brief with this one, since I’m a little tired tonight. But I’ll be going through a step-by-step guide of what I think makes a great character. 355 more words


Shylock-Reverberating through Centuries-Remembering Shakespeare Part 2

In the second of this series, on the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare, we have a closer look at Shylock. In the first of this series, we had a look at “The Immortal Falstaff” (King Henry IV-Part 2) (see blog    … 1,379 more words