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Creating Characters by The Writing Doctor- to use for realistic fiction Narrative Writing, Writing Workshop, Fiction Writing, Writing Process, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Help, Writing Skills

Creating Characters

Language Arts Classroom Poster. Created by The Writing Doctor. Visit "The Write Prescription" dot com.

QUOTE, Writing Inspiration: 'Write a page a day, only 300 words, and in a year you have written a novel.' by Stephen King Writing Advice, Writing Help, Writing A Book, Writing Prompts, Writing Editor, Science Writing, Start Writing, The Words, Writing Motivation

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Hannah Heath: 10 Tips for Writing Socially Awkward Characters (character personality inspiration, character inspiration)

10 Tips for Writing Socially Awkward Characters

"Hey there! What's up?" "Oh, uh. Good, thanks!" "...." Oh dear. It looks like Socially Awkward Character has done it again. He was going to be so careful about not being awkward today. He even came up with standard responses to small talk. But he overthought it and now it looks like he has yet another event to add to his list of Awkward Moments that he'll be losing sleep over. Socially Awkward Character is a favorite of mine. He/She shows up in many novels, floundering his way through life…

9 Ways to Use Reading to Improve Your Writing - writing is an endless loop of ideas, writing styles, and people's lives, so it's no surprise that reading plays a large role in shaping you as a a writer. Here are 9 ways that you can purposefully use readin

9 Ways to Use Reading to Improve Your Writing

We are a rare breed. We spend hours by ourselves. We visit new worlds and times on a regular basis. Our favorite people constantly die before our eyes. We are collectors and protectors of both the history and the future. Who are we? No, not Time Lords. Bookworms! If you’re reading this blog, chances are you have an affinity for reading. Most writer’s do. I touched briefly on the idea of how reading can help writing in my newsletter, but I’d like to expand on that a bit more today. It’s odd…

Here are five ways you can use an understanding of the Myers-Briggs personality-typing system to write characters who are bigger, better, and more realistic. Book Writing Tips, Writing Workshop, Writing Resources, Writing Prompts, Writing Corner, Writing Ideas, Outlining A Novel, Plotting A Novel, Writing Characters

5 Ways to Use Myers-Briggs for Characters (Helping Writers Become Authors)

I must now put my foot in my mouth. Once upon a time, I rather publicly said a big fat “NO” to the idea of personality-typing, particularly when it came to using Myers-Briggs for characters. Some of y

Hannah Heath: The Importance of Asking Why: 4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself as a Writer - these questions will help you come up with a mission statement. Not only is this helpful for marketing, but it's also helpful for your own personal motivation.

The Importance of Asking Why: 4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself as a Writer

I think it's generally understood that authors tend to over-analyze everything. The amount of questions that fly through our heads are inn...

Some of my favorite books used for inspiration and research

Some of my favorite books used for inspiration and research

The Swan House and The Dwelling Place (the sequel to The Swan House) are both for sale in The Swan Coach House Gift Shop

The Swan House and The Dwelling Place (the sequel to The Swan House) are both for sale in The Swan Coach House Gift Shop

The writing chalet is hidden behind the snow-laden trees

The writing chalet is hidden behind the snow-laden trees

Necessities: granny glasses, cup of hot tea, computer, first copy of new novel

Necessities: granny glasses, cup of hot tea, computer, first copy of new novel

Keeping warm in the writing chalet

Keeping warm in the writing chalet

Old favorites

Old favorites

The framed covers to my novels hang on one wall

The framed covers to my novels hang on one wall

Inside the chalet is crowded with photos and books

Inside the chalet is crowded with photos and books