Creating Christian Characters

Along with my new theme for the month, I have a new author to introduce to you, Rocklyn Grace. Rocklyn has recently published her first Christian novel and writes about creating Christian characters. Welcome, Rocklyn! I am a new author, and I am a Christian. I decided to enter the world of writing Christian Fiction… Continue Reading →

Introducing Characters

Introducing characters at the beginning of a story can be tricky. If not done well, it will sink your narrative before it’s had a chance to take off. Too Many Characters My mystery A Shadow on the Snow has a lot of characters. My main character Rae lives in a county not only full of… Continue Reading →

Inspiration for Creating Characters

I’m a character writer. I can’t start a story until I have a good grasp of most of my major characters. I usually start with a face that catches my attention for some reason, but there are so many other ways for finding characters. If you need inspiration for creating characters, try the suggestions below…. Continue Reading →

Character Story Starter

This week’s prompt is a character story starter instead of one for a setting, like I had last week. Who is this girl? Or is she a woman? Again, like last week, right down your first impressions without analyzing them. Careful of her appearance Fashionable but not trendy, individual taste stands out Thoughtful Stunned and… Continue Reading →

Start a Story with a Character

I’d say the majority of writers like to start a story with a character, and I’m one of them. Usually a face I’ve seen somewhere takes hold of my imagination and I begin to build a character behind it. Before I list tips on how to start a story with a character, I want to… Continue Reading →

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