Tag Archives: character development

  1. Writing, Conflict, and Confirmation Bias

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    February 21, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I was thinking recently about some of my favorite books and why those books were so much better than others …
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  2. Muse Management and Flawed Characters

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    January 15, 2014 by Kira Lyn Blue

    You ever have those days where you think your muse has gone off the deep end? Mine likes to bombard …
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  3. Keeping it Fresh Part 5: Characters

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    July 3, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Welcome to today’s installment of Keeping it Fresh, where we’ve spent the last week or so discussing ways to make our …
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  4. Character Development: Dirty Little Secrets

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    June 13, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    I stumbled across this image on Taking Back Earth yesterday and it struck me as an interesting statement in regards to …
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  5. The Alpha Problem

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    May 15, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Alright Paranormal and Urban Fantasy fans, who out there loves Alpha males? It’s okay, you can admit it. I know …
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  6. Terrific Tip Thursday: Writing Advice that Doesn’t Suck

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    April 17, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    “Make your main character unlike you.” – from Novelist’s Boot Camp. When I first saw this piece of advice, I riled against …
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  7. First Impressions: Maximizing Your Character’s Debut

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    April 14, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    As I’ve been working through the initial round of feedback from beta readers and critique partners on my novel, I …
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