Saturday, November 9, 2013

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The Last Macklenna by Katherine Lowry Logan

The Last Macklenna

by Katherine Lowry Logan

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By: Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy

Good characters step off the page and into readers' hearts, but that doesn't happen if all the characters sound the same. Too-similar voices can make it hard to tell characters apart and they wind up blending together into one big character mush. (And really, who likes mush?)

It can be even more challenging when all the characters sound like you. You've worked hard to develop your author's voice, but now it's getting in the way and keeping those characters from finding their voices.

Let's look at some ways to develop a unique voice for every character.

5 Ways to Develop Character Voices

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If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again: 
  1. Writability: 10 Quirks Only Writers Understand
  2. How Writers Can Use Twitter - GalleyCat
  3. 5 Things I’m Always Having to Tell Self-Publishers | Catherine, Caffeinated
  4. Don’t Make Your Blogging Hat Your Marketing Hat | Molly Greene: Writer
  5. Why the Brain Prefers Paper | The Passive Voice |
  6. The Fussy Librarian: A New Book Recommendation Site (and advertising option) | Lindsay Buroker
  7. The 10 Commandments for Becoming a Successful Writer by Mike Larsen — The Book Designer
  8. Book Distribution: How To Make The Most Of Direct Sales | The Creative Penn
  9. Using Genre to Help You Brainstorm Unique Story Ideas - Helping Writers Become Authors
  10. The Top 5 Reasons Why Scrivener is My Favorite Writing Software Karen Prince | Karen Prince
  11. Add Facebook Like Button in Blogger blog 2013 ~ Shouting Blogger -How To Tech, Reviews and tutorial , Blogger blog .
  12. Self-Publishing – All You Need To Know | Goddess MECA
  13. Scene Arcs | Writers In The Storm Blog
  14. RT @elizabethscraig: 4 Tips for Dealing with Plot Holes:  @RinelleGrey
  15. The Other Side of the Story: How to Write Characters Who Don't Sound Like You
  16. Growing Your Audience, How to Increase Your Social Following | Social Media Examiner
  17. The Little Known Secret to Writing a Bestselling Nonfiction Book
  18. NaNoWriMo Week 1: Word Count Goals, Freewriting and our Massive Giveaway — The Book Designer
  19. The Art of Procrastination. A Writer’s Guide. | The Passive Voice |
  20. How to experience the Civil War in 4D - O Say Can You See?
  21. Writer Unboxed » Frog Marching the Muse: Eighteen Tips to Get Words on the Page
  22. The Alliterative Allomorph: How To Conduct a Live Facebook Author Interview
  23. The Request to Revise and Resubmit
  24. The 5 Things Every (Great) Marketing Story Needs | Copyblogger
  25. 5 Habits of Highly Motivated Novelists | Writers and Authors
Happy writing & running, Kathy

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