How to (Realistically) Write the Morally Gray Character Arc

Back in June of 2019, I wrote a post called How to (Realistically) Write the Selfish Character Arc. It was the first real post that I published on this blog, and three years later, it remains my most popular post with 1,834 views (in case you were curious). I had no idea that this post […]

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4 Tips for Lengthening Your Novel Without Adding Useless Fluff

You’ve spent hours upon hours, just pouring yourself into your novel and now, it’s finally completed. It’s still only a first draft, but you’re proud of yourself. Your little brain child is finally on paper, stored away in one of your top secret files, and you’re ready to take a good, long break from it […]

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How to (Realistically) Write The Selfish Character Arc

Ah, the selfish character. These guys are interesting, aren’t they? Their character arcs can be incredibly complex and the reader usually spends the majority of the novel trying to decide if they’re good or bad…only to discover that they fall into that weird, little gray area. The funny thing about these selfish characters is that […]

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