June 25th, 2012

Unusual Inspiration: Character Arcs Made Easy

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Craft | Inspiration

by Fae Rowen

I am a plot-driven writer. The plot arrives first in my head, then I look for  people who will survive and grow in that world.

My #1 concern? My characters MUST connect with my readers. To have the "best book ever" experience, your reader must believe in, root for, identify with, and, maybe even, cry or fall in love with your protagonist.… Read the post

February 1st, 2012

Chinese Element Personality Types-for Fun and for Writing

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Craft | Inspiration

by Fae Rowen

Announcement: Kristen Lamb will be our guest on Friday with "Novel Diagnostics".

At the beginning of the year, I usually cycle back to the questions "Who am I?" and "Why am I here?"

I was thinking about Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dragon and remembered it's been awhile since I visited the Chinese Medicine Five Element Personality Types I first read and studied a decade ago.… Read the post


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