Category Archives: internalization

Captivating Characters

One of the best ways I can think of to create a character who captivates the reader is to become that character. But it’s not that simple, because suppose you become a dull, boring person? Yes, it could happen. So … Continue reading

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WHAT DO THEY MEAN

Writers use a lot of terms that might need to be explained to those new to the craft. Here’s an explanation of some of them: Author Intrusion: When the author steps into the story to make comments or tell things … Continue reading

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