June 26th, 2020

How to Develop a Memorable Character

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Craft | Ellen Buikema

By Ellen Buikema

Every writer dreams of developing characters who continue to lurk in a reader’s memory long after the story is over. Memorable characters, well-rounded dynamic beings who grow and change over the course of a book, will make a great story even better.… Read the post

September 16th, 2015

TV Series Binge Watching--A Study in Character Development

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Blogging Guests | Craft

James R. PrestonJames Preston

In Back to the Future, Marty McFly's mother's kid brother asks "What's a re-run?"

Marty replies, "You'll find out."

Pop quiz: What was on TV when Marty said that?

I am old enough to remember that if I missed an episode of "77 Sunset Strip" (BTW if in your mind you heard the "snap-snap" from the theme song you are my kind of people), I'd have to wait for a summer re-run.… Read the post


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