Posts Tagged "#writing"


HE’S A WHAT?! But I thought the problem was…  I listened to an author speak a couple years ago at a workshop. She said, “Write yourself into a corner.” My first thought was, “I couldn’t do that. What if I couldn’t get my characters out of the hole I’d put them in.” Recently I realized that I’ve been doing just that unconsciously, or my characters have, for several books now. For a writer, it’s a very scary place to be but if I want my...

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One of the things that has surprised me most as my writing has progressed is the way my characters’ stories are revealed. I remember when I was writing Luc during #NanoWriMo a couple years ago. All I had was a vague idea and a brief synopsis of what I knew about the story. As I started writing, the characters revealed details of their lives to other characters – before they even told me!  When Luc described his family life to Del, I...

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