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Win a Copy of Creative Characterization!

I’m excited to announce my new workbook, Creative Characterization, is now available on Amazon! This workbook demonstrates six different methods I’ve taught in workshops over the last few years: Interviewing Describing Photos and Paintings Writing Letters Writing in a Different … Continue reading

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Creative Characterization

It’s been a goal of mine to develop a workbook based on the workshops I’ve taught on creative ways to develop characters. Thanks to nagging motivation by my dear friend, Linda Apple, I’ve been working on that goal for several months … Continue reading

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A Letter from Mo

This afternoon, I’ve been working on putting together a workbook based on my workshop, Creative Characterization. One of the exercises involves writing a letter from a character to the author. I’ve done this several times in the past, because it’s a … Continue reading

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The “Me” in My Characters

Today, I read the following quote on Facebook: Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against his will.                               … Continue reading

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A Visit to Donna’s Book Pub

  Thank you to Donna Volkennant for inviting me to be a guest at her “pub,” where I shared some of my “outside-the-box” ways that I “talk” to my characters. Non-writers might think I’m a little cuckoo, but I know … Continue reading

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