Tag Archives: Backstory

Revision Breakthrough

Last night, I had one of those nights. Where you think your writing just shits the bed. Something wasn’t working. I read three pages of the scene over and over. It was wrongness squared. I couldn’t tell you what was … Continue reading

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Margie Lawson Workshop–Empowering Characters’ Emotions

On November 20th, I attended the all day Margie Lawson Workshop sponsored by CTRWA. The topic was Empowering Characters’ Emotions. The training was intensive and well worth the cost. Margie is a psychologist and helps individuals to write the story … Continue reading

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Characters Writing Themselves

As I walked home from the subway tonight, my mind turned away from work and the book I was reading on the train and toward my new character’s life story. I already know who her parents are and how they … Continue reading

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