Last week I talked about how Parental figures in our stories shape the characters we create, this week I'm veering away from Character Development to talk about how I have been influenced as a writer over the last few months. Back in October I took Jenna Moreci's Skillshare class and through it I determined to … Continue reading Week 16: The Writers Who Shape Me
Week 15: How Parental Figures shape characters
One of the longest running themes I write about in my books is the importance of having parents who love and guide their children, however, most of my characters have one or more dysfunctional parents, or none at all. My main character has been molded over the course of the first series to becoming a … Continue reading Week 15: How Parental Figures shape characters
Week 14: How to Write Cooking Scenes
There are two things I like writing more than violence, and that's Cooking and Arguments! so much can be gained for character development in these kinds of scenes, and it really stretches your ability as a writer to ask you characters "How would they act right now?" You may not know this but I spent … Continue reading Week 14: How to Write Cooking Scenes
Week 12: New Years Resolutions!
This year, I'm going to get published!I'm a strong believer in positive thinking to motivate yourself, and last year I set out with a list of unreachable goals, most of these goals I thought were crazy, but come June 2017, some of them actually started falling together! Last summer I determined I wanted to be … Continue reading Week 12: New Years Resolutions!
Midweek 12: LadyWulff’s Character Interview
Hello all, and welcome to 2018! Did everyone have a nice New Years? This week I'm getting my New Years resolutions written up in a workable list to follow and I will be sharing it on Thursday, but in the mean time. I have been tagged yet again by Alison Haines to do a writer tag … Continue reading Midweek 12: LadyWulff’s Character Interview
Week 11: Special Excerpt!
Sorry for the delay in this week's blog. I've been dealing with some pain since Christmas, and it's been hard to function. So in honor of the New Year, I'm happy to announce that December 30, is the current day in TS:Dragons on Skye! This has never happened before where I've been writing about the … Continue reading Week 11: Special Excerpt!
Week 10: My Christmas Child-Character Sketch IRWIN
Before I start I just realized that today, the first day of winter, is the day that Irwin officially came into the story. It was a wonderfully tragic scene but it ultimately became one of my favorite scenes in the whole series. The Foreshadowed Character Ahh, book four, I worked tirelessly to outline TS:Nova's Love, … Continue reading Week 10: My Christmas Child-Character Sketch IRWIN
How to Build a Solid Original Character
In this Tutorial I am going to show you in detail areas that are essential for creating a good Original Character, that is Unique and unlikely to be stolen or framed for plagiarism. We've all seen those deviation of character sheet which shows the OC in a awesome pose then lays out all this information … Continue reading How to Build a Solid Original Character