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11 Top Articles on Writing Characters Every Fiction Author Should Read | eBooks India

11 Top Articles on Writing Characters Every Fiction Author Should Read | eBooks India | Bullish Ink: Write Fiction Right | Scoop.it
If you’re looking for help in writing mind-blowing characters for your story, be sure to check out these top 11 articles on this particular topic!
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2 Ways to Manage a Large Cast of Characters in Your Novel

2 Ways to Manage a Large Cast of Characters in Your Novel | Bullish Ink: Write Fiction Right | Scoop.it
On the recommendation of a coworker, I started reading Ken Follett's Century Trilogy. The books are apparently known for Follett's meticulous historical research, but when I first opened Fall of Gi...
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Character Marketing (Exemplified with Sherlock Holmes)

Character Marketing (Exemplified with Sherlock Holmes) | Bullish Ink: Write Fiction Right | Scoop.it
All authors know that they need to market their books. Many authors also realize that they must also market themselves – i.e. their own brand as an author. But it’s also important to market the cha...
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Story Alchemy: Lessons from Breaking Bad

Story Alchemy:  Lessons from Breaking Bad | Bullish Ink: Write Fiction Right | Scoop.it
A while back, I binge-watched the AMC series Breaking Bad. Like many, I found the show addicting for both its storytelling and characters, and wondered how that was the case when the story itself s…
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Start Collecting People

Start Collecting People | Bullish Ink: Write Fiction Right | Scoop.it

At a recent writer’s conference a not-yet-published writer asked me, “Aside from writing the perfect book, what’s the most important thing I can do at this stage?” The most important. Hmmm. So many things come to mind. Like start a blog to get used to writing on deadline and to begin to build a following. Or begin the process to get an agent. What about start showing your work to editors at writing conferences? Build a website. And those are only the tip of the iceberg. But the most important thing. . .

 

I would have to say, start collecting people. Let me explain.

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How to Write a Han Solo Hero in Six Easy Steps!

How to Write a Han Solo Hero in Six Easy Steps! | Bullish Ink: Write Fiction Right | Scoop.it

Last month on Janice Hardy’s blog, we had a nice long talk comparing Luke Skywalker to Han Solo. We learned that Han Solo is the real hero of the Star Wars world because, unlike Luke, he has a compelling character arc. We learned to look at our own heroes and decides if we’d written dynamic Han Solos or flat Luke Skywalkers. But what if you’re just starting your book? How does one write a Han Solo-esque hero, a real alpha scoundrel for the ages? Well, I’ve got six easy tips to give your hero a Han!

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