by Lori Freeland
If you write your characters like real people, they’ll read like real people.
But, in order to bring them to life, we first have to figure out who they are. Some writers want to understand their characters before they type a single sentence.… Read the post
by Fae Rowen
Last week I was writing a character study for my WIP. The character is persistent, never giving up, even when the cause seems lost. At times she's like a small child who keeps asking "Why?" and driving the adults around her crazy.… Read the post
Thank you, brave soul, for trusting me with your work. I hope you find this helpful.
I chose this month's submission to explain the difference between 'good questions' you can leave readers with, and 'not good questions', and how to use emotion effectively in your writing.… Read the post
by Margie Lawson
How well do you read body language?
How well do you share subtext on the page?
Take this quick quiz, then enjoy the examples of writing fresh faces and voices below the quiz.
- Ninety-three percent of communication is nonverbal.
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Let’s talk about how to be a cool cat.
Specifically, let’s talk about how to be a cool cat when you’re making a presentation, giving a speech, or reading from your book.
Yes, props. No, you’re not on the theatre’s stage, but you are on stage.… Read the post