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A Post on Gender in Fiction

This is a topic that has been coming up more recently, which is appropriate considering that today is International Women’s Day.  So hurrah for that! I follow mostly writers in the blogosphere, and so most of the perspectives inspired by … Continue reading

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Character Backstory – now with more Superheroes!

So, I’ve been thinking about character backstory, and their inner life, their emotional life recently.  Part of it has been in preparation for my second first draft of a story that I’m about to write, wanting to get a better … Continue reading

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My Character Template

Because I was asked on twitter, here it is.  It’s a static page, so normal caveats apply to it changing at any time. Now!  Let me explain how I’m using it.  It’s all from Plot versus Character, by Jeff Gerke, and … Continue reading

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