April 20, 2018

If you’re writing fiction or a life story, you may have considered the personality types of your characters. All the characters in my novel have just completed a personality test: the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

February 2, 2018

I needed to understand what my protagonist was thinking. The backdrop provides opportunities for conflicts and sub-plots that lay a foundation for revealing his personality and goals.

December 8, 2017

The biggest hindrance to writing my first novel has been the time involved in researching historical events. My challenge is to learn when to stop research and carry on with writing.

October 6, 2017

Families. They unite us and they tear us apart. My first novel is one of a trilogy covering four generations of familial shenanigans.

August 11, 2017

How do I weave supporting sub plots throughout my story, making sure they have relevance and impact? And exactly how many subplots should I have? I think that I have found the answers to both these questions in the development of my characters.

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