15 Similarities Between Writers & Mediums #Writers #AmWriting

“Darling, are you feeling alright?” asks a concerned loved one. “You look like you are in some sort of trance.” You smile and say, “my MC is trying to tell me something.” Worry spreads across your loved one’s face. “Your MC?” they say quietly, before glancing around the empty room.

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How To Get To Know Your Characters – Take Them Shopping! #SundayBlogShare #Writers

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  Do you want to get to know your fictional characters? Do you feel like you and your characters need to bond? Don’t despair! I have an amazing new trick for writing better characters. It involves two of my favourite pastimes; writing and shopping. As writers we need to create interesting and compelling characters because no […]

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How To Handle Attention Seeking Minor Characters #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

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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 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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How to Survive Deleting a Character From Your Story #Writer #AmWriting

Writing the death of a much-loved character can be demanding and can leave you inconsolable. There is, however, another literary situation which can be just as challenging and it can cast a nasty gloom over your writing day – deleting a character from your story. I am not talking about deleting a random minor character; […]

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