Category: Writing

Roleplaying and Character Development

Roleplaying and Character Development

First, an explanation of roleplaying

Roleplaying, in short, is when usually when you and another author (or other authors) put your characters together in a situation and see what happens and how the characters react and interact. There are two main ways that roleplaying is done. One is more like you’re writing a story together; it’s written like a story and you simply take turns writing out scenes from your character’s POV (in third person, so it doesn’t get confusing). The other way, which I personally prefer because it’s looser, is to write it more like Continue reading “Roleplaying and Character Development”

Character Interview: Thorian Sedona

Character Interview: Thorian Sedona

Thorian is a character from The Shadow Raven, a member of the Roenoran council and a friend of Nissa’s and Detren’s. He’s also kind of a flirt and may or may not have something of a shady backstory. Continue reading “Character Interview: Thorian Sedona”

Character Interview: Solem Anders

Character Interview: Solem Anders

Solem Anders is the main character of my short story collection The Mirror-Hunter Chronicles, which I describe as Disney meets A Series of Unfortunate Events, which I plan to publish a week from today. (But so far my plans haven’t gone according to plan, so we’ll see.) The first story can be read here. I hope you enjoy his interview. :) Continue reading “Character Interview: Solem Anders”

A Quick Blog Update

A Quick Blog Update

So there are a few new things happening lately. Obviously I changed my blog theme a week ago, and I’ve been working since at updating all of my post images to match that new theme (I’m getting close to finished with that). I really like the new theme, I think it fits a lot better and looks a lot nicer, and apparently it’s bringing in a lot of new traffic from Pinterest. Thank you Pinterest and everyone who’s reading my blog.

In other blog-related news, I’m sorry Continue reading “A Quick Blog Update”

How to Write Families & Siblings

How to Write Families & Siblings

When writing families and siblings, there’s a certain dynamic to the relationships. It’s teasing, mean, loving, protective… it’s about a million things all wrapped up at once. Those of you with siblings will know what I mean. Keep in mind that the tips below might not fit quite all the families that populate your stories, so use your judgement, but they’ll fit the vast majority. Continue reading “How to Write Families & Siblings”