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Writing Craft: Character Voice

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a person in possession of voices in their head, must be an author.” Okay, so not the most eloquent remastering of the Pride and Prejudice quote, but a truth all the same. Only for authors is it socially acceptable to be insane. If anyone else talked about hearing voices… Continue reading Writing Craft: Character Voice

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Writing Prompt Wednesday: Wedding Bells

  The preacher stood before him, Bible open, and head bowed over the text. A woman he didn’t recall ever meeting stood next to him and her Pa stood behind them, a shotgun levered into Bo’s backside.┬áBo wasn’t exactly sure how he’d gotten into this mess, but…   The idea of a shotgun wedding is… Continue reading Writing Prompt Wednesday: Wedding Bells

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Character Motivation – Answering Why

Last week we took an In-depth Look at Character Goals. This week we will examine the why of external and internal goals. At the end of the post you will find application questions to guide you on your way.   What is Motivation?   Goal and motivation co-exist. You cannot have one without the other.… Continue reading Character Motivation – Answering Why