Enhancing Your Vocabulary: Emotions

Writers, in general, have an excellent grasp of the English language. However, there is always room for improvement, especially as…

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Characters Rule! Writing Tips

Once authors know their characters and have their plots outlined, it is time to write. Below are some resources with…

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Characters Rule! Populating a Novel

While a novel certainly needs a protagonist, authors may find their worlds need more than one inhabitant. These resources can…

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Characters Rule! Characters Different from You

One of the most common pieces of advice given to authors is to “write what you know.” However, if authors…

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Characters Rule! Common Characterization Mistakes

While attempting to write interesting characters, authors sometimes miss the mark and have characters that aren’t quite up to snuff.…

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Characters Rule! Strong, Believable Characters

Writing strong, believable characters can be difficult. The resources below can help authors reach this goal. 33 Ways to Write…

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Characters Rule! Character Traits and Flaws

The most interesting characters are those most like actual, living people. They love, hate, plot, scheme, worry, fret, argue, etc.…

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Characters Rule! Know Your Characters

Books center around their characters. What the characters do is almost (I said almost) immaterial. Like most readers, I am…

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