5 (Non-Serious) Parts of Life That Need More Representation

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As the title indicates, this is more of a fun post – I’m not talking about demographic diversity in fiction this week.  Rather, I’m here to point out several little elements of real life that […]

8 Quirks to Make Your Characters More Unique

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Want to make your characters more memorable, but aren’t sure how? Here’s a list of eccentricities and quirks you can give them to make them a little more unique.  (Credit for thinking of some of […]

13 Unusual Questions for Character Development

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When you’re creating characters, you have the obvious questions.  What’s their name?  How old are they?  What do they look like?  What are their interests, and what’s their worldview?  Strengths, weaknesses, and deepest fear?  These […]

Reinventing the Love Triangle

I will admit, I’ve never been a big fan of romance stories.  I’m more of an action/adventure/mystery type girl.  Considering that I’m eighteen and dating now though, I’ve started to appreciate a good romantic subplot […]