Exercises for Character Writing

Building characters takes time, and we often learn things about them as we write. As writers work through scenes and ideas, it’s common that the characters on the page develop along with the story.  While this is a natural part of the drafting process, it can also make for clunky storytelling if “incomplete” characters are […]


What?  Writers have a process?  Well, the good ones do. Let’s get this out of the way right up front.  I have written two full-length novels and have started a third.  My style and process is known as being a “pantser” in the writing community.  This means I do not have an outline or pre-determined […]