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Keeping characters in character

As you may know, I ride the train every day.  There is a conductor who I often come in contact with, let’s call him Jake Spinner.  The first time I saw him, he was chewing out a man who was … Continue reading

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Actions Speak Louder than Words – Right!

It is commonly held belief that actions speak louder than words. However, writers are often trained to bring a character’s personality out through dialogue. I would almost have to argue that both are completely out of line with reality. We … Continue reading

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Creating Believable Characters

develop the characters before you start writing, have consistent characters, and don’t worry too much if a few people don’t always get them – others will Continue reading

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