Much has been written about how to craft successful characters for your stories, including advice offered by this blog.
In writing one’s story, however, one may wrongly allow the plot to force a character’s actions, making it appear trite or contrived.
Here’s something I do to help me keep my story’s characters on track.
Clickhere to read the complete article (see #1 below)
If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
- How to Manage Your Story's Characters: http://t.co/SiODIxHkaO @Shalvatzis
- Entering Writing Competitions? Six Tips: http://t.co/GyNe0fmSJX @Buddhapuss RT @elizabethscraig:
- How (Not) to Write a Blog Post http://t.co/XIsdYStB47 @Ava_Jae RT @Janice_Hardy
- When Is It Time to Quit Social Media? http://t.co/uSyhSrmN2p @JanetBoyer RT @elizabethscraig
- Creating Multi-Dimensional Characters #2—Everybody Lies http://t.co/UyRDbFjKAX RT @evelyn_puerto
- The reasons you write http://ow.ly/kCBLH via The Writer's Alley
- Storyteller’s Rulebook #185: Heroes Should Ascend, Not Descend http://ow.ly/kCBY7 via Cockeyed Caravan
- Having Twitter Followers Isn’t Enough, You Need Actionable Intel On Them (Like This) http://ow.ly/kCC3t
- Notes from Tabor Lane: Today's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts http://ow.ly/kDkRM
- 5 Examples of Proper Style for Proper Nouns http://ow.ly/kDwto via Daily Writing Tips
- How to Satisfy Your Reader With a Great Ending http://ow.ly/kEsZV via Write_practice
- Does this novel seem crowded to you? http://t.co/Og8MqDm2oX @NovelMatters RT @elizabethscraig
- Your Secret Weapon Against Story Coincidences http://ow.ly/kEtHG via @KMWeiland
- Is a Bigger Advance Always Better? http://ow.ly/kEtTL via @RachelleGardner
- When Bookstore Distribution Collapses http://ow.ly/kEusV
- Here’s How Jeff Goins Writes http://ow.ly/kEvjp via @copyblogger
- Why Your Novel May Not Be Historical Fiction After All http://t.co/Ohn5loK4xH RT @evelyn_puerto:
- How to Manage Expectations, Step 5: Plant the Right Questions... http://ow.ly/kEwc5 via Cockeyed Caravan
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Happy writing & running, Kathy
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