Five Rules for Writing a Large Cast of Characters

To continue the theme from my last post How to Create Supporting Characters.

Supporting characters are essential in moving the plot and expanding the protagonist to a three-dimensional character but creating a large cast of characters can be extremely hard.

Large casts are quite common and difficult. Once you start factoring in each character’s personal contribution to plot and theme it can be confusing.

So here are five rules for writing a large cast of characters. Continue reading “Five Rules for Writing a Large Cast of Characters”

What type of writer are you?

It’s that time of the week – Discussion Tuesday.

From those who are new, each week I post a topic (relevant to my WIP) and try to unravel the mysteries and perspectives of it.
Last weeks topic was Dialogue in Novelsand the week prior was Information dumps. 
If you did missed out, you can click on the link above and read.

For now, this weeks discussion is:

What type of writer are you?

Continue reading “What type of writer are you?”

Four Steps to Structure a Novel Series

For people that have stumbled upon my blog, there is a common theme with my posts: the stage of my editing process for my novel.

Four steps to structure a novel series.

First things first: before you do anything else, you need to decide if a series is the right choice for the story you want to tell. There’s no point setting out to write a series just for the sake of it; it needs to be the right vessel to deliver your particular tale.
If you don’t intend to write a series, that’s fine but there are some points you can apply to stand alone novels.

Continue reading “Four Steps to Structure a Novel Series”

Dialogue in Novels

It’s that time of the week – Discussion Tuesday.

From those who are new, each week I post a topic (relevant to my WIP) and try to unravel the mysteries and perspectives of it.
Last weeks topic was Information Dumps, it wasn’t as engaging as the week prior (Profanity in novels) nevertheless it still attracted some engagement. But if you did missed out you can contribute on the link above.

For now, this week’s topic is:

Dialogue

Continue reading “Dialogue in Novels”

Information dumps

It’s that time of the week – Discussion Tuesday.

From those who are new, each week I post a topic (relevant to my WIP) and try to unravel the mysteries and perspectives of it.
Last weeks topic was Profanity in novels, it was an engaging topic and if you missed out you can contribute on the link above.

For now, this week’s topic is:

Information dumps

Continue reading “Information dumps”

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