Tag Archives: Protagonist

  1. Protagonists Need Friends, Too


    June 3, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Today, let’s talk about something I wish I’d better understood when I first started writing. If you’ve done any amount …
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  2. Terrific Tip Thursday: Writing Advice that Doesn’t Suck


    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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  3. First Impressions: Maximizing Your Character’s Debut


    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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  4. Nickname my Character!


    March 30, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Ok fellow blogizens, I need your help. I’m drawing a complete blank on what to have one of my main supporting …
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  5. Herding Cats: Developing Interesting Secondary Characters and Keeping Them in Line


    March 30, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    Do you ever have days where wrangling the cast of your novel feels like herding cats? As a pantser (definition), …
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  6. Are Adopted Characters Cliched?


    March 17, 2013 by Kira Lyn Blue

    In writing my first book, I was faced with a decision about the background of my main character. I wanted …
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