Good characters can carry a mediocre plot through a whole book.
And by good characters, I don’t mean that they’re all saints…I really mean the opposite.
Characters need to be flawed. The good guys, the baddies, and everyone in between.
This makes them relatable—human. Flaws can turn a two-dimensional character into a living, breathing person. Read More
In this post, the first in a mini-series on character flaws, I’m defining the four kinds of character flaws, and showing you what they might look like!
And you don’t want to miss out on the worksheets that will help you craft your own characters’ flaws and traits!
Raise your hand if you bought a new planner at the beginning of December and you just couldn’t wait to start filling in all of your goals and important dates for 2019!
This will be my second year with a planner, and I’m so happy I finally found something that will work for me!
Maybe you’re looking ahead to this new year and you want to make a similar change. You won’t regret it! Let me tell you why, and then I have some resources and ideas about how to actually start exercising even when you hate it. Read More
It’s a new year and I’m so excited to see what it will bring! Read More
But y’know what? I’m okay with where I’m at in life, too.
It’s 2018. It seems kind of crazy that anyone would choose to write by hand, not on a computer.
And yet…here I am. Read More
So you want to share your writing…or at least talk to someone about it…but you’re terrified to do that?
You know that you’ll be a part of that amazing writing community online!
You know it could give you some great new ideas!
You know that it’s important.
But you just can’t do it.
I was this way, too! For…a really long time.
I still am, sometimes.
So I want to help you through it, too! Because being on the other side of it is such a beautiful thing! Read More
It’s time to think up ways you can stay creative even when you aren’t writing!
Some of these activities might even help you find that creative mood again!
I’ve taken the work out of it for you, so now all you have to do is sit down and read this list! :D Read More
You might be in school right now. Or maybe you have your own family. And a job!
BUT THAT DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN’T WRITE YOUR BOOK!
Whaaaat??! Read More
It takes intention and work, but you can do it!! And here are a few tips for you!
Writers can never have too many resources! I’ve already shared five of my favorite writing resources, but I have more for you! :) Read More
I’ve talked about naming characters twice already, and I still have more to say!
Here are a few things you’ll want to think about when searching for that perfect name for your perfectly flawed character. Your readers will thank you for it! Read More