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Secrets to Creating Main Characters and Plots That Can Sustain a Book Series
About to release the fifteenth book in her popular Bad Hair Day Mystery series, author Nancy J. Cohen knows a thing or two about how to write a successful book series...
Nancy J. Cohen
Writing Distinct Dialogue to Differentiate Between Characters
Dialogue can be a very powerful tool in writing and is a key element in any fiction novel. Award-winning, bestselling author Carla Norton says the key to good dialogue...
The Importance of Character Motivation When Writing a Compelling Villain
Per award-winning author and former law enforcement officer, Micki Browning, the villain's motivation is the first thing a fiction writer should nail down when outlining...
Sam Staley on the Character Development for His Award-Winning Series, Pirate of Panther Bay
When award-winning author Sam Staley (SR Staley) started writing the first book in his Pirate of Panther Bay historical fiction series, his main character was male...
How is your character VULNERABLE? - article
"Readers may be horrified by the wounds our characters bear, but they will also be hooked..." Sympathetic characters are vulnerable; they are flawed, needy, and...
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