Characters make or break stories. I’m going to look at some of my favorites and figure out what makes them so compelling.
Rana, a wife and mother in 1970s Iran, struggles with keeping her life and marriage together. She has two beautiful daughters but all her husband wants is a son, and when their third child is yet another girl, Rana knows everything will change forever.
After helping the Avengers, Peter Parker faces something even more intimidating: the life of a high school student. When he accidentally runs into criminals selling dangerous alien-tech weapons, he knows he must stop them — but can he do it before those he cares about get hurt?
This week I’d like you to check out a helpful blog post by Wendy Janes. Her post deals with repetition in writing, how to notice it and how to battle it. Definitely something we should all take a look at!
You’ll find Tips for new writers Part One – Repetition on Blogger. Once you’ve read it, let her — and me! — know what you think!
Creating believable characters means creating characters who have their own motives, fears, hopes and beliefs. To do that, you must understand them.
Even though writers tend to carry around a notebook or two (at least I do!), you might one day find yourself without one — just when inspiration strikes. Here are 10 ways you can capture those ideas before they escape!