It was National Best Friends Day recently and what better way to celebrate than to help other writers understand how important their protagonist’s best friend is. Read to find out five reasons why a best friend is a great secondary character for your main protagonist, especially in a romantic plot or subplot.
Read to find out the five-step process for crafting a jerk's character arc in your novel in progress. A jerk protagonist who starts off with the bad vibes, but glows at the end with goodness.
While shyness and introversion is often used interchangeably, they definitely aren't the same. Read to find three ways you can use to clearly distinguish between the two traits.
Here's a list for your 2018 resolutions as a writer! Include everything from supporting others to being supported and finding readers for your book, add these resolutions to your 2018 must-dos.
Here's a list of usually common mannerisms and traits that you can use for a more realistic, relatable character.
Four ways your can make your opinionated character less annoying and more lovable.
Time: Midnight Place: Hotel Room Medium: Laptop Word Count: 1470 Total Word Count: 19,720 Highlight: Late Night Stomach Rumbling Scene Best Bit: And here I was thinking I get scared easily. A whole-hearted laugh escaped my mouth at the funny tactic of this person I’ve been living with over three years. Adrian stood up and bent … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 14
Time: Evening Place: Restaurant Medium: Pen & Paper Word Count: 897 Total Word Count: 18,250 Highlight: Cute Scene Written! Best Bit: “Actually, I was wondering what to gift you on your birthday.” He mumbled in a low voice but the silent streets echoed even the heartbeats--his was definitely beating faster. “Why do you want to gift … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 12