Welcome to World-building: An Extensive Guide
Welcome to world-building! World-building is present in all fiction genres – whether it’s fictional or based in today’s society. It’s a living, breathing pulse that pushes character development and plot forward. A lot goes into this aspect of fiction writing, and we have a lot of ground to cover in this post. We’ll begin by talking about what world-building […]
How to Create Protagonists that Readers Love
You can learn how to create lovable protagonists by focusing on what connects them with readers. And that boils down to a few things. The first being that you need to create round, dynamic characters that your readers relate to and sympathize with. That process starts with some character development. But because protagonists run the […]
Why is Character Development so Important?
When you ask most people what they like about Harry Potter or Gone with the Wind, it isn’t the plot that gets gushed over. It’s the characters. Our plot would mean nothing without characters to move it forward, making character development a vital part of the planning process. And character development gets confusing fast. There […]
Psychology Can Help Us Craft Better Characters
Psychology was supposed to be my fallback career if I never made it as a writer. It was the sensible thing to do, and it taught me a lot about human behavior. I didn’t pursue a career as a psychologist for various reasons, mostly because all I wanted to do was write and edit books […]
Horoscopes, Characters & Writing
Hey, Lovelies! Happy New Year! I hope that everyone had a fun and safe celebration last night. I know the fiance, and I kept a low profile. A fancy home-cooked meal, champagne, and Netflix. We got to watch some of the Kitsilano fireworks from our apartment. I was a little surprised that there wasn’t a […]
Hey Lovelies! As promised I am back and with some new material. This was something that came up in my NaNoWriMo camp back in April. I couldn’t really answer this question other than with taking a look at your characters development and how much you know about them. So, of course, I went and did […]
Setting as a Character
Hey Lovelies! I hope everyone is having a great week so far. I am currently suffering from insomnia and am writing this the night before it’s due about an hour and a half into the day. It is kinda really nice to be up this late and writing again. I haven’t done this since university. […]
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