Tag Archives: plotting

From Seeds to Blooms: Developing Characters

When I read a book, I like to get to know the characters, but when I think about the story later, I rarely remember what they looked like. I tend to focus more on how they handle the central problem. … Continue reading

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It’s Like Magic

Or not. Last week we talked about the birth of a story. The moment when I get the most awesome idea! Yay! That’s actually one of my favorite parts of writing: brainstorming. It’s the writing that kills me sometimes. Coming up … Continue reading

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