Tips from Other People, Part 7.

Indirect characterization, the art of endowing your characters with personality without resorting to explanation, has always been one of my favorite things, whether I'm writing or reading. It's one of the best ways to make a story feel like life, because most of what we know about real people is communicated indirectly, through appearance, body … Continue reading Tips from Other People, Part 7.

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No Isolation.

Another first Wednesday of the month, another #WordsOnWednesday post for Bittersweet Adventures to replace my usual Thursday post. Today we were encouraged to share our favorite writing quote. Well, mine just happens to be this one, from the ever-wonderful F. Scott Fitzgerald: “That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your … Continue reading No Isolation.