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Character Counts

Amazing how actors can inhabit their roles, isn’t it? Take Ralph Fiennes, who’s probably best known for his thoroughly evil turn as Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter movies. A veteran of the Royal Shakespeare Company, our boy Ralph has … Continue reading

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Character References

“A story is a narrative description of a character struggling to solve a problem. Nothing more than that. And nothing less.” Ben Bova, The Craft of Writing Science Fiction “Your job is to take the reader on a journey that … Continue reading

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Home Again

“Writing is my home.” David Grossman What a beautiful way to describe the act of writing: a home — a beloved, familiar haven. Sometimes a story about an author reveals something about the mystery of writing itself and the comfort … Continue reading

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