Your Protagonist is the main character of your story and it’s them who you follow on their story journey. A well written friend for your Protagonist can enhance both your character and the story itself. I’ll be exploring different examples of well written story friendships and how you can recreate that effect in your own writing.
I am delighted to share my interview with author of Killing Evil, John Nicholl. He talks to me about his experience with writing, why he wanted to write a book, and shares the advice he has for others to inspire them.
Unresolved sexual tension means the chemistry between two characters that shows they are attracted to one another, but they don’t act on. They might choose not to act on it because of a friendship, loyalties to others, or because they work together.
I am very proud to share my interview with author Carly Thompsett about her novel A Winters Tale: New York. She told me about her experiences with writing, motivation to tell her story, and shares words of advice to motivate and encourage others on their writing journey.
Your characters will all have different qualities. You need to give your characters distinct personalities to ensure they are clean and interesting. If all your characters blur into one, they will be boring. You need to give some characters positive traits, and others need to be more negative. However, there are going to be certain qualities that are useful in both the Protagonist and Antagonist of your story. I’ll be exploring the use of perseverance as a character trait.
I am delighted to share my interview with Vie Portland about her children’s book, Where Are We Going? She discusses her motivation and passion for disability representation, her writing process, and shares advice to encourage others in the writing community.
When you arc a character, you take them from one mental state to another, and you let your audience in on that journey. This could be from weak to strong, angry to happy, or enemies to lovers. It allows your characters to grow and change through your story which makes them more interesting and relatable. In this post, I’ll be looking specifically at how to write a redemption arc.
I am delighted to share my interview with Melitta Campbell about her book A Shy Girl’s Guide To Networking. She offers an insight into the writing process, what motivated her to help others succeed in business, and advice she has for others hoping to write a book.
A vulnerability is a weakness or fear that impacts your personality and behaviour. Character vulnerabilities can be used in a number of ways. I’ll explore how to write them and different ways to use them in your story.
I am delighted to share my interview with children’s book writer Kieshia Chun about her latest book, Peter The Picky Polar Bear. She talks about her experiences with creating the story, her plans for the future, and shares advice for aspiring writers.