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Wow, almost a month

I do think we have the infection under control, so I can continue where I left off way back on May 6th. Here are some of the ways I developed my time line for my stories. As I worked I … Continue reading

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How the Time Line developed

I came up with the idea for my very first novel on the drive to my parents about three and a half hours from our home. I could almost see the heroine and the hero and what they wanted. She was … Continue reading

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The Plot

Today we start looking at plotting. First, as far as I can tell there is no right way to plot, no wrong way either. I have writing friends, successful authors who have the beginning of the story in their heads, … Continue reading

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Let’s forget this week

I’m fighting a nasty lung infection. I’m hoping to start on plot development next week. Keep your fingers crossed.   Allison

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Keeping character inforamtion together.

This one  is really tricky, because everyone has their own unique method of storing information. A long time ago, I decided the best way for me to handle all the information I had about my character was in a 3 … Continue reading

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Making Your Characters Unique

We’ve given our character looks, goals, a motive for the goals, we know what role their are playing, now, how do we make them unique? It not that hard to make a character unique. In fact, one of the best … Continue reading

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Building Memorable Characters

Yesterday the topic was character goals. Today we talk about character motivation. Motivation is usually what’s behind the character’s goal, what makes him/her go for something, sometimes to the detriment of everything else. And I can give you a perfect … Continue reading

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