Writing Play Lists

Writing Play Lists

I am a big fan of playlists. Music has such an influence on our mood and how we operate. I use this all of the time in running and we will often hear about power music playlists for picking yourself up. Likewise, we hear about calming playlists for when you need to cool down. Many [...]

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Getting to Know Your Characters Appearance

Getting to Know Your Characters Appearance

Basics -Height- Eye Color- Weight-  Hair Color-  Build - Pigmentation- Age- Gender- Ethnicity- Scars- Identifying Features   Life Style - Habits- Quirks- Jobs- Hobbies- Vices- Virtues-   Clothing/ Appearance -Makeup- Work clothing- Daily clothing- Shoes- Nails- Running errands- Tattoos-   Body Language -Nervous Ticks- Gait- Eye Contact- Posture- Personal Space- Gestures-

4 Unforgivable Sins You Need to Watch Out for With Your Flawed Heros

4 Unforgivable Sins You Need to Watch Out for With Your Flawed Heros

It is important to make a distinction in between a flawed hero and one that cant be forgiven at all.  Readers will forgive pretty much everything, given the right circumstance.  But not these things.  Unless you want your character to be crazy unlikeable, these are things that you should avoid if there is any hope [...]

Nano Comith!

Nano Comith!

As requested by a friend, I have put together her a list of things that will help you with this year’s National Novel Writing Month.  I have completed only two, but I think that you guys might find these tools and supplies useful.  Nano can seem like an overwhelming task...and it can be your first [...]