Tag Archives: Protagonist

  1. Protagonists Need Friends, Too

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    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

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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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  3. 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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  4. Nickname my Character!

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    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

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    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?

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    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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