Tag Archives: character development

lunch hour links — description, characterization, going indie and more

If you’re like me and enjoy surfing the net on your lunch hour, here a few links you might want to check out: My good friend Peter Cooper has written a very insightful article on writing description in your story. It’s … Continue reading

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Daydreaming . . .

Today I am over at my other blog, talking about Daydreaming Your Characters.

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An Interview with Greg F. Gifune

This week we’re going to be talking with dark fiction author Greg F. Gifune. I first heard about Greg when I interviewed Robert Dunbar, and Rob mentioned Greg’s novel, Judas Goat. It was many months later that I finally had … Continue reading

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writing your way into a character

Originally, An Autumn Tale was conceived to be a young adult fantasy, and it was supposed to be Peter’s story. Yet I was having a terrible time seeing the story through Peter’s eyes. My writing instructor suggested writing several scenes … Continue reading

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research and characterization

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-Bx” only_single=false] A Monday re-do. I don’t usually re-hash old posts, but this past weekend I was out of town in addition to experiencing a head cold, so needless to say, I didn’t have the time to write … Continue reading

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making your characters active, even when they’re not

Erica Hayes is one of those magical authors who is generous with her time. I’ve been reading her informative posts on other blogs and was absolutely delighted when she accepted my invitation to write a guest post for helluo librorum. … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 1/13/10

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-ye” only_single=false] So you want to write horror. On this fortunate Wednesday the 13th, and in honor of our interview with author Robert Dunbar, this week’s lunch hour links will be devoted to links on writing horror. Before … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 1/6/10

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-xU” only_single=false] On Monday’s post, from concept to story, I talked about theme, character, and point of view. I went surfing to find some links that explored these subjects in more depth than my short overview could give, … Continue reading

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scary women

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-w8″ only_single=false] Before you read a word I have to say on the subject, you first must go here and read Gillian Flynn’s article For Readers I Was Not a Nice Little Girl… (from Powell’s). Scary women. Ms. … Continue reading

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character-based vs. plot-based novels

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-tT” only_single=false] Which would you prefer to write? A novel about a war that encompasses generations and various mythical countries or a novel about how one protagonist must cope within the war torn world? This is highly subjective … Continue reading

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