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I've Got a Brand New Pair of Rollerskates

Well, alright, so they were brand new around 1905 or so. My character Miss Livingstone undoubtedly would have tried these if she could get her hands…or feet…on some. 88 more words


Do writers really put you in their books? #amwriting #writing

Some writers (A) are very open about putting people they know in their book, whether it is revenge (never be mean to a writer), or for less nefarious reasons (I admire you, I love you, I like you, you are fun, you are interesting). 428 more words


Time to Write: Letter

Write a letter to your current protagonist. Talk about whatever you want. This is a fun exercise for you to get to know your characters a little better and maybe what they want to accomplish in your story. 9 more words


The Women of Criminal Minds

The writers of Criminal Minds have given us a beautiful gift; strong female characters. Good, strong female characters are hard to find.

“Strong” for a female character seems to translate into “bitch” or “masculine”. 844 more words

Writing Characters - Portrait of an ESFP.

I’m getting Psychic Undercover (with the Undead) (SDF book 1) ready to go for publication next week and one thing I like to do with my characters, either when creating them or after they’re fully formed like here just to get an idea of little details to throw in last minute, is to do the Myers Briggs personality test as them. 457 more words


What's in A Name? Assignment 1

We are going to shift gears a little bit for a new set of writing challenges. Building off our study of Point of View over at… 772 more words

On Writing

The First Biggest Mistake I Made in Writing

Hint: It’s talking about how you feel

Alternate title: A mistake I made in writing that I was made aware of before being aware of other preexisting issues with my writing such as clich├ęs, overuse of commas, and not-goodness. 1,809 more words