Using An App to Create Characters

There are no shortcuts in writing, but there are some jump starters. For writing itself there are prompts to catapult you into a piece. There are character development apps to help get you started with characters. These apps ask you

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Creating A Character Database

I create characters for practice. I don’t throw them out, I keep them. I do short character charts on them in a word processor. Then I store them in a rough database. OK, I stick the documents in a folder

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Feline Freedom League January 2019

From: Agent Molly To:  Mr. Whiskers Date: 6 January 2019 Subject: First Report of 2019 Over the course of the last several months, I have been endeavoring to find out what the noises are that I hear occasionally outside this

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Character Development

Characters are an important part of a story. All stories need them. The best characters are those who feel real. Readers connect better with characters who come across as real people than they do with paper dolls. Real people have

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Reading

Writing goes hand in hand with reading. While some of us write for our own pleasure, most write to be read. To do that well, you need to study your genre.  If you want to write mysteries, read mysteries. If

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Obituary for Agent Smudge

Regular readers of my blog know that I have a monthly feature called the Feline Freedom League. The feline agents in that feature are based on real cats owned by myself and my sister and niece. Sadly, we have lost

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Research

Research is important and accurate research can be vital. You need it for anything you write. Fiction needs research just as much as nonfiction does. The reason is a writer needs to know what they are writing about. I find

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