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The heroine is the key to any romance. Yes, we women also want a great guy for her to end up with, …

November 23, 2017

Anger comes in many shades, from miffed to murderous. Each shade looks and feels different. When a person is miffed, he might …

November 20, 2017

I was once in a bus full of high school students when I heard a boy behind me read a single sentence. …

July 19, 2017

Characters with personality make your readers identify and care about them. There are several ways to determine what your character will be …

June 22, 2017

A writer must find the perfect balance when describing characters, especially when introducing them to a reader for the first time. The …

June 19, 2017

In the beginning…in creating characters, we must begin at the beginning. We’ve talked about a three-word description, and basic information. How do …

May 22, 2017

Why is it that some characters stick in our minds? What is it about them that causes us identify with them and …

April 22, 2017

Sometimes, we writers can become so focused on writing an enticing, hard-to-put-down plot that we neglect one of the main building blocks …

November 8, 2016

If actions speak louder than words then a character’s body language is an important part of dialogue. And yet writers often waste …

September 19, 2016

Scientific studies confirm that we humans make a host of judgments about a person based on the first few moments of interaction. …

July 7, 2016
A Desert Setting

by Alycia W. Morales Have you ever been reading a novel when it suddenly dawns on you that the setting has become …

August 24, 2015
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