Category Archive: Character Building

More Story Twists

There’s a new Television show, Scandal. I’ve written about strong women characters and plot twits, Scandal falls neatly into what I’ve been writing about. I will warn you, this is a spoiler post.… Continue reading

Untrust Worthy Characters

It’s good to be honest and trust worthy. Lies and secrets causes unnecessary problems. But it also makes for boring plots. In the second book of Jim Butcher‘s Dresden Files, Full Moon, Kim… Continue reading

Two Dimensional Characters

We are repeatedly told our characters must have depth. No one is just good. They must have faults to be human. By the end of the novel, our hero must transform into a… Continue reading

Developing Relationships

Just saw the movie Hugo. It’s not for little children. It’s too slow to keep their attention, but it’s a nice adult movie. I liked the way the move took the time to… Continue reading

Character Development

I tend to be epic.  My stories start simple and bloom outward. Usually, I start with one character and one point of view, and soon have six points of view. I began Topaz… Continue reading