If you’ve never questioned my sanity, you might be after reading that title. But I bet that I can say four names that will change your mind;… Read more “Secondary Characters, Learn to Love Them”
So, I’ve got a thing about lists. I really like making them, and reading them. List the 20 best movies in the last fifty years, worst songs… Read more “Writing Prompt Saturday- List character traits”
Last week, we talked about what an antagonist doesn’t have to be. This week, we’re going to talk about the one thing your protagonist doesn’t have to… Read more “Protagonist vs. Good Guy”
If we are to talk about characters at all, of course we must talk about antagonists. It won’t be a very exciting story without them. Not much… Read more “What your antagonist doesn’t have to be”
There are a thousand different kinds of stories, one for every star in the sky. There’s fantasy, horror, science fiction, historical and all sorts of things that… Read more “Character Driven Stories”
some people have a patchwork of heroes. Personally, I want to be Tina Fey, but easier to work with and more committed to personal care. But damn do I want that woman’s hair and work ethic. Especially the hair.
What is your character thankful for? What happened during the course of the story that your character is really happy about? Or, what about during the course of their lives, or just the past year?
Of course, you’ve heard it before. Antagonists work better when they themselves are whole, well rounded people, not just bogyman punching bags for the protagonist. And as… Read more “Writing Prompt Saterday: Who Loves your Antagonist?”