The One-Trick Pony: Characters with Limited Growth

  by Andrew R. Cameron It’s the end of another semester of university, which means I’ve been inundated with marking and will likely remain inundated for the next fortnight. But I enjoy marking Creative Writing pieces–the sheer diversity of imagination never fails to impress me. I’ve been teaching Genre Fiction this semester, which means I get… Read More The One-Trick Pony: Characters with Limited Growth

Contest Winners!

  Hello everyone. We have contest winners! First of all, I’d like to thank Adrijus Guscia from Rocking Book Covers for his generous donation of the contest prizes. If you have need for a book cover design, check out his services. He’s made two book covers for me, and they both were well received.

Help! My Characters Are All Too Similar! 5 Tips to Make Them Distinct

  by Roz Morris I’ve been asked this question twice recently–in a conversation on G+ and by a student at my Guardian masterclass the other week. In both cases, the writers had encouraging feedback from agents, but one crucial criticism: the characters all seemed too similar. And probably this wasn’t surprising because of their story… Read More Help! My Characters Are All Too Similar! 5 Tips to Make Them Distinct