Creating 3D Characters: Week 4

The Character Arc By now we have made some decent characters, explored those characters, created bios, interviewed them and written scenes.  Now we have to think about how our characters are going to… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012

It’s that time of year again…NaNoWriMo!  That is, National Novel Writing Month. I have a story. I have characters. I have an outline. I have no time for NaNo this year 😦 The… Continue reading


This is a scene from Fragments of the Soul, a novel I wrote in 2011.  I used this scene as a dialogue scene assignment for my Creating 3D Characters Workshop.  It was critiqued… Continue reading

Creating 3D Characters: Week 3

Week 3: Interview Your Character Interviewing my character has probably been the most insightful exercise so far.  Wow.  I wrote her answers to the interview questions as if no one would ever read… Continue reading

Creating 3D Characters: Week 2

Week 2: Make us Care Well, how do we do that?  Make someone care.  What makes YOU care?  Why do you like certain people and dislike other people?  What is it that attracts… Continue reading

Biography of Sorcha

My first attempt at a Bio for one of the main characters in my novel. CHARACTER BIO TEMPLATE Name:          Sorcha  Torteval Age:      22            Birthplace:  Thoradin Height:      5’ Weight:        115lbs Hair color:           black Eye… Continue reading

Creating 3-D Characters: Week 1

Week 1: Characters & Dialogue We learned a lot about creating original believable characters.  There were a lot of great insights on things to consider when creating characters.  Some of those gems included: Study people… Continue reading

Writing Workshop of my Dreams!

I am a big fan of Writing Excuses.  I love the authors and I love their attitudes, sense of humor and helpfulness.  The podcast is short and sweet.  It always gives me something to think… Continue reading

Creating 3 Dimensional Characters: A Class

I am taking a class at the local college.  Interesting, to say the least.  The class is filled with people from all walks of life…a school teacher, a mother, a grandmother, a public… Continue reading

LibertyCon 25

LibertyCon is held in Chattanooga, TN at the famous Chatanoonga Choo-Choo.  It’s a science fiction convention, with the Literary Guest of Honor of Brandon Sanderson.   Did I mention my special fan-girl love for… Continue reading

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