Posts Tagged ‘ character development ’

Character Basics: #Preptober Day 1

Welcome to Preptober! It's day 1, so let's talk character basics. Here's a quick sketch of my main character, Ara Brown, who will appear in my #NaNoWriMo novel this year, The Reluctant Ninja. Name & AKAs: Ara Brown, aka The Littlest Ninja Age: 13 Gender: Female Height: 5'2" Weight: I actually hate describing my characters in terms of this number, so I will stick with a Continue Reading...

Let’s get preppy! #Preptober is coming

If you've been reading my blog for a while now, you already know what a big fan of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) I am. But what you may not know is that... I've never actually used the month of October for intensive preparation before I attempt to write my novels. As a reformed Pantser (and current Plotser), I usually end up writing up a very hastily scrawled outline on October Continue Reading...