Defining the Drive: Character Motivation

box-1013865_960_720     Ask the Author: When you’re writing historical fiction or any fiction that requires heavy research of a subject, how do you keep the researched information from overwhelming the story itself? – Joseph Bentz Aaron: This is a tricky one. I’ve been guilty of the dreaded “info dump”…

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Let’s Get Physical

Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, we tackle how to write with physical precision when describing our characters bodies, even their biology! Listen or watch below to find out how to “embody” your characters.  

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Characters from the Ground Up

In our third episode of Firsts in Fiction, Steve and I talk about how to construct characters from the ground up. Here’s a few ideas to help you pull your characters from the ether and rivet them together into unforgettable friends (or enemies). Special thanks to Nathan Sawaya for making…

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