POV Changes in Chapters: When To Properly Use Them!

When we write about certain characters, we elect an emotional response from each reader. Men will react differently to certain situations than women, such as when confronted or in harm’s way. Women react worse in emotional situations, confrontation or when they’ve made a mistake versus the opposite sex.

Therefore, it’s best to consider each character’s reactions, emotions, and stances when electing to use a point of view.

When To Romantically Pair Characters (or Shipping) and When Not To

This topic is dear to me because in today's society, it is a growing trend to just throw two main characters together  because readers want this premise. This is known as shipping and it’s a trope that is overused often. Often, we hear that we're writing for our readers. While that's true, not everything should be about ...

Why You Need Character Flaws

Character quirks (or personality flaws) are essential for any great story and many writers struggle with this concept. (Don't worry, I've been in that special club, too. I promise.) But you need people to be different, authentic and real. Without real characters, there is no story. People aren't perfect and I like to find someone that is. Until then, I'm not ...

Three Important Steps To Character Evolution

Once, there was a girl who was clueless on how to make a good character bio. Instead, she wrote a 75 page backstory and thought she nailed her main characters down. Because this was when she first started writing, she just ended up more confused about how to find out her character goals and her motivation. Then she couldn't figure out ...

Character and Chapter Conceptualization Tutorial

How many people know someone who wrote a novel, but gave up before they became published? Have they just left their manuscript unfinished? Did they send it to an editor and not agree with the changes that needed to be done? Were they upset when they were told it needs too much work and to redraft ...

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