characters

A collection of 4 posts

Mar 8, 2018

Scene 1, version 100

Scene 1, version 100

For the past several months, I've struggled with the beginning of my third draft. There is tension between the need to introduce the protagonist in her element, with her core traits revealed to the reader, and the need to introduce the setting and plot she will encounter.

Feb 19, 2018

Character competence and conflict

Character competence and conflict

Against everyone else's better judgment, I began watching *Legend of Korra.* This happened partly because my new so-called internet taps out at 25 megabit and partly because damn. *Damn.*

Jan 24, 2018

Character appearance

Character appearance

I usually don't describe my main characters. Partly this is because I don't write Mary Sue characters. Partly, I just don't know what they look like.