Tag: character development

Writing Exercises

It’s always nice when the planets align and a big blog does an article on villains, 6 Ways to Write Better Bad Guys by Brian Klems, the exact same week I had planned a writing exercise centering on making your villain stronger. Villains have many names: adversary, antagonist, villain, bully, menace, evil genius, and so on. I enjoy books that have a character who plays the worthy adversary...

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On Writing

Writing Pitfall # 8: Over Description of Characters and Development   Good character descriptions and details are the beginnings of any great novel. Of course you have the plot, but we’re not talking about that right now. Today, the focus of this article is how to develop your characters and use proper descriptions without info dumping on your readers with excessive information. Create a character...

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