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Ten Quote Tuesday (#40)

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Welcome to another installment of Ten Quote Tuesday! If your creative juices have trouble flowing today, then read these quotes to nudge awake the sleeping muse. 

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How to Develop Realistic Characters

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Today, I thought it would be fun to talk about what makes a fictional character believable. It’s easy to describe what a character looks like and give her/him/it a cool name. But how do you make your readers care about what happens to that character? What’s the secret to bringing your characters to life?

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What the “Wheel of Time” Did Right

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(Spoiler free)

Occasionally in my reading, I like to highlight a particular book and discuss what I feel it did well on. Some of the best learning can be done by observing writing that is well executed.

I am currently rereading the Wheel of Time series, which starts with The Eye of the World. Because the series is so large, I thought I would remark not just on any one particular book, but the series overall.

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