I finally did it. I finally started my first novel again. And the word ‘Finally’ is the first […]
Reading all of the silly mistakes and what had a strong influence on me when I wrote it is cringe worthy. I cannot wait to rewrite the first and second chapter. The first chapter could use a lot of work and I did not like it as much as I like chapter two. When I wrote the two chapters, there was a large time period between. I could tell that there had been some growth in my writing, which is good, no writer wants their writing to plateau.
I am currently watching Kill Bill 1. I haven’t seen this movie in a while. The action scenes= awesome!
Anyways. I know haven’t posted in a while. Maybe it’s because I have lost motivation in updating the blog and not having as many hits. I’ve decided to try and let it not get to me. I’ll continue to post about writing and everything else. It’s been about a month since I’ve gotten out of school and I am jobless. Sitting in my parents’ house, just cleaning. It’s really annoying, it’s not like I want to sit at home. I really am trying for a job.
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I love creating characters. I find it to be fun. Sometimes I feel like creating characters is an art or craft because what has to be done to make an effective hook for a story. Care has to go into creating them; what they’re like, who they will become, etc.
When I create characters, I first find the name that is suitable to a rough descriptions that I somehow gather, i.e. tall, almost six-foot; male, dark hair, brown eyes. If I can’t think of a name off the top of my head then I search name site and scroll until I find it. When I find the first name, I find a last name.
I usually find names with certain meanings that are going to fit the personality of my character. Sometimes it’s random, if I like the meaning then hello so-and-so. Having the name makes it easier for me to create scenes that suddenly pop into my head.
Writers get this question a lot when they tell people they’re writing a novel. Some writers (like me) […]