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Getting Ideas

  “Where do you get your ideas? Easily the number one question authors are asked in my opinion. And also the most baffling to us. Why? Well, here’s a day in the life of an author:   For some inexplicable reason, I wanted cash to pay for my lunch today, so I stopped by an ATM. Locking my car, I […]

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Love Me. Love Me Not.

Likable vs. Unlikable Characters     This topic interests me from both sides. As a reader, I’ve noticed that nothing tanks my enjoyment/rating of a book as much as a character I’m supposed to like, but don’t. As a writer, this is something you have to straddle with flawed and realistic characters–have I made them empathetic or just pathetic? Do […]

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