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Character Motivations and Emotions

Thought of the Week How do you feel a character’s emotions and motivations? How do you write them well? Personal Recently I had someone in my monthly writing group point out a bad bit of plotting and a major character motivation issue, all in chapter 4, the chapter where I feel my book really gets… Continue reading Character Motivations and Emotions

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Deep Thoughts From a Writer in Pajamas

Today is a sleepy day. I have a headache. I’m tired. It’s one of those days that could easily slide by with no writing getting done…especially since it’s already nearly 3:00 P.M. and I haven’t done much of anything. True, it is a Saturday. But if anything, that’s why I SHOULD be writing… Sigh. Gotta… Continue reading Deep Thoughts From a Writer in Pajamas