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Whose Story Is it? Character and Perspective

Today we have a guest post from novelist and poet, Kriss Nichol, who is going to demonstrate why, when writing any prose, be it a novel, short story, biography or whatever, how you tell is as important as what you … Continue reading

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Checklist or No Checklist? And What are the Questions?

Hi Everybody, In the last post we talked about how exposure to your characters’ feelings will help readers to care about them. I hope that today’s post, and the post following, will help you to know and understand your characters … Continue reading

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Bring a Character Alive

Hi Everybody, I am now completely well and can get a new post to you. Thanks for hanging in there for me.  I would still love to hear anybody’s response to a question in my last post: What do you … Continue reading

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Character – Images and Impressions : Part II

In yesterday’s post we looked at what can go wrong if you add too much detail about your characters, what it is better to leave out and what you need to focus on. This post is a continuation, to show … Continue reading

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Mighty Things (Possibly, Maybe)

Problem: My story seems to be going off course. Are there things I need to include at the beginning of my story for the rest of it to work? What sorts of things? In the last post I came up … Continue reading

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