Tag Archives: character

You believe me, right?

Everything we do as fiction writers is basically to try and make others believe something is or could be happening that is not. We basically have to be able to lie. Really, really well. And here’s the kicker: the person … Continue reading

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Spice and Realism: writing the Love Interest

As the feast of St. Valentine is drawing nearer, it has got me thinking about the concept of the love interest in fiction. It is something I only decided to put into my story recently, or, when I say decided, … Continue reading

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The Open Door

One of the biggest challenges I have faced so far during the course of drafting The Road Elsewhere is the development of my protagonist’s character. We see the reality of the world and the progress of the story through his … Continue reading

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The Art of Conflict

As well as being a track from one of my favourite bands (check it out on youtube: Art of Conflict by VNV Nation) and an integral part of fiction writing, I have also found the stirring up of conflict can … Continue reading

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