How To Handle Attention Seeking Minor Characters #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

If you have never rolled your eyes at a minor character, who has ideas above their station, and then found yourself shouting, through your laptop screen, “will you stop being such an attention grabbing minor character!”  – you haven’t lived! Some minor characters are born into your story knowing they are never going to be centre […]

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How To Deal With Whiny Characters #MondayBlogs #Writers #Author

Have you ever experienced that heart stopping moment when you realise you have a whiny character? Have you created a character who repeatedly complains at length (be it internally or externally) about the problems facing them, and does nothing significant to address their problems? For the record, I would rather tackle a rebellious or unruly character […]

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Why Writers Are Like Superheroes #MondayBlogs #ASMSG #Writers

I have decided that writers are like superheroes. Its been something I have been thinking about a lot lately, being a superhero. Does anyone else fight daily urges to wear a cape, a Lycra suit and save the world? So, whilst visualising myself as a caped crusader I came across the image for this post […]

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8 Signs You’re Not Ready To Quit Writing #MondayBlogs #AmWriting #Writer

You have your reasons for quitting writing; it’s too hard, you’ve come to the conclusion your writing is unlikely to bring you fame and fortune, nobody wants to read your work or even your best tweed writer jacket no longer fits you. They all seem like great reasons to quit. The only problem is that […]

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How To Act Like A Writer With A Bad Cold #SundayBlogShare #WritersLife #Writer

  Have you ever wanted to know what it is like to be a writer? Are you currently battling against a heavy cold?  Sneezing, coughing, shivering and feeling a bit grumpy? Why not take this opportunity to act like a writer…. with a nasty cold? The important thing to remember is that writers will still […]

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