The Character Tour: Getting Your Readers Inside Your Character’s Head

The Character Tour: Getting Your Readers Inside Your Character’s Head

Your main character is your reader’s strongest connection to the emotions created by your story.  Your job as a writer is to foster this connection by helping your readers get inside your character’s heads.  You know this.  It’s a basic part of character development which (per the statement in this posts’ first sentence) makes it…

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Reviving Your Passion for Writing: The Practical “How To”

Reviving Your Passion for Writing: The Practical “How To”

You started a novel. Every day you rushed through the ‘life’ parts of your life in order to sit down and write. Every day the idea of hammering on a keyboard or splashing your emotions out on paper thrilled you. You couldn’t wait to start the next chapter, page, paragraph, or sentence. When you weren’t…

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