Category Archives: Characterization

Character and Plot

I’m still working on revisions for my middle grade novel.  Learning more about my characters as I go, especially the book’s antagonist.  How his story weaves in and out of the protag’s story, how the two connect and finally, change.  I realize that I’ve been … Continue reading

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I love this poster in my writing room.  Look at the expression on her face.  It reminds me just how vivid and complex our characters must be.

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Sunday Snippets – Book Talk

I’m reading an interesting book right now, the first adult novel I’ve read in who knows when.  It’s called The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.  It’s one of the best books for characterization … Continue reading

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