Characters need flaws

Characters need flaws

It’s easy to become so fond of your protagonist that you forget he’s not all swarthy, handsome, admirable hero. He’s far more interesting if he has faults, past trauma, inner struggles, etc. To ensure that these ring true, and to spawn...
Best book for fiction writers

Best book for fiction writers

Okay, maybe there’s no such thing as ONE best book for fiction writers, but despite two recent blogs I’ve done on writer’s block and deepening characters¬†(which recommend various books on writing craft and character) I’ve found an even better...