Tag: Writing Tips

Memorable Stories Need Memorable Characters

I’ve got characters on the brain. I’m preparing to teach my Throw More Stones: How to Build Character Through Conflict workshop for the Writers League of Texas next month, and it’s a subject I love to talk about. But developing characters was not always easy for me. The first novels I wrote had my characters…
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Write Like You’re Playing Spider Solitaire

I’ve got a confession to make: I’ve become a bit addicted to Spider Solitaire. I started playing it as a way to clear my head between emails and writing, and social media and writing, and sometimes when writing just isn’t moving as well as I hoped and I wanted a nudge. If you read that last…
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