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Along with their physical descriptions, speech patterns, and those quirky gestures however irritating or endearing, your characters’ names can speak volumes about their personalities. Consider Cruella de Vil from A Hundred And One Dalmatians. Would she inspire the same fear … Continue reading
Your novel’s protagonist has a goal. It could be as simple as bouncing back from heartache or as complex as saving the world from an evil genius and his army of giant, irradiated Madagascar hissing cockroaches. But if your character … Continue reading
Apologies that I’m late with this one (with a book coming out, I’ve been a little distracted), but I just finished reading Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad. It’s fabulous. It’s one of the best books I’ve read … Continue reading
Maybe you’ve heard this canard tossed about in writing conferences or on writing blogs: your protagonist has to want something. So, what the heck does that mean? Isn’t it enough, you might think, to just tell the story? Well, technically. … Continue reading