Monthly Archives: February 2014

Slight delay

I have the flu. Character final next week. Advertisements

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Computer problems

Somewhere along the line, (My DH is going to take the blame), we picked up a couple of Trojans and a virus. I’ve spent a couple of days trying to clean things up and it looks like I have things … Continue reading

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Unforgettable characters

When I first started writing, which I did because I was so disgusted with the romance I was reading, I found the heroine’s eye color changed for the third time and the mother-in-law appeared out of nowhere, I knew I could do … Continue reading

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Developing your Character

What I mean by that is your book character, not your personal one.  (grinning) That, I’m certain, is already developed. So, how do you start with a character? You have a plot in mind, and you want to develop a memorable … Continue reading

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Learning to write

First and foremost, you need to learn, if you don’t know how, to observe. Look at people around you, listen to them talk, watch them walk, the hand gestures, facial expressions, the sounds they make when happy, distressed, pleased, upset. … Continue reading

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The Plots in Fairy Tales

Today, I’m going to consider the plots in Fairy Tales, and I’ll take three of my favorites.  Sorry if I missed one of your favorites. Let’s start with the classic “Snow White.” The plot is a simple one. Snow White … Continue reading

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One more!

Oh, this plot is a fun one! And I can give you a fairy tale as the perfect example. Try Beauty and the Beast. This one is the plot of contrasts. The bad boy and the good girl.  (Don’t mean … Continue reading

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