Tag Archives: audience


In character development, as in a lot of other aspects of writing, having a good reader is an essential part of the writing process.  A response helps clarify if you have communicated what you intended to, or if you have written down quite another world than the one inside your head. Classic writing class instruction […]

Who are you and what do you want?: Developing characters and finishing what I start

Back when I never finished anything, I used to just give my characters a name and a situation and watch the ‘fun’. But it wasn’t enough, I cannot be pantsless (See Confabulator Ted Boone’s Pants are optional. Plans are not. | Confabulator Cafe.) and I never finished anything! And it wasn’t all that fun, either.  […]