May 18, 2020

As an author, many people believe that you can often have strongest connections with your primary protagonist. As someone who has at least 5 protagonists, it’s tough to be able to share that same connection with all of the characters equally. Warning, the following will include spoilers for Book 1 Reflection of Fire But you…

May 18, 2019

When you answer this question, you hesitate. What does this character represent? Why am I writing this character this way? I will have to confess that coming up with a theme of your character is tricky, but I believe a well-developed character grows when they have a theme. Examples can include: Ichigo Kurosaki from Bleach…

January 27, 2019

Believe it or not, but everyone has it at some stage of their writing career. Especially to me – sometimes things get in the way of life when I can’t focus on anything in my story writing, then I go check for cute animal pictures as a distraction. Let me tell you a few things…

September 3, 2018

Once upon a time (ignore the cliché) many characters were unique, interesting and most importantly they had depth. You may not know this, but many of those amazing characters were in fact Mary Sue or in the male case, Gary Stu. While everyone has a different opinion on them, I’m determined that the Mary Sue…