Archive for the ‘Characters’ Category

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Prepare Your Characters

September 3rd, 2013 No comments

I have covered a few ways to prepare your character on GetMeWriting, but I recently heard a new one, so this seems like a good time for a round up! Read more…

Crafting an Epic – Staying True To Your Characters

August 6th, 2013 No comments

Change is important to your main characters, but you shouldn’t blindside your readers with unrealistic out-of-the-blue weirdness! What change is acceptable and how do you keep the balance in your epic series? Read more…

The Small Issue of Gender

January 29th, 2013 3 comments

We’ve touched on it before, but it’s time to tackle gender in genre fiction. And we’d like you to join in the discussion. Got an opinion? Come on in and lay down your comments. Read more…

Character Template – Free Download!

January 22nd, 2013 5 comments

Here is a free character template for you to use when planning your own stories. If you don’t yet have a process for sketching out your characters, now’s a great time to start. Read more…

Welcome to the Character Creation Screen

January 8th, 2013 3 comments

Time to examine one of my weaknesses and talk about character. Read the writing techniques I’ve used to force depth from shallow waters! Read more…