A Good Look in the Mirror- Describing a Character in First Person

Each style of writing has its own challenges. My preference has been a first-person perspective, and that is no exception. One of the first issues I came across when writing in the first-person was of character descriptions. How am I supposed to describe the main character? I've touched on this subject lightly before, and for…

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The Birth of a Character

“When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.” - Ernest Hemingway Whether you're writing the main Protagonist, the Best Friend, or just a minor character that makes only one or two appearances, it's usually a good idea to know something about them. I mean really know…

Angels Along The Way

There are points in our life when we feel that we've hit rock bottom. Points where those things we struggle against seem to have won. We all go through them, it's just an inevitable part of the journey. The beautiful part of it is when you manage to find the light in the darkness. Sometimes that light comes from within, and sometimes it's illuminated by others.