Layering emotion into characters: Writing Pietas #writerslife #writers

September 25, 2017 Kayelle Allen 0

What does layering emotion into characters mean? Isn’t writing: “No!” he screamed angrily telling instead of showing? Yes, it is. So how do you add emotion without telling the reader what the emotion is? Here’s how to show, not tell. To … Continue reading

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Character Flaws: Narcissism, Writing Pietas #amediting #scifi

July 26, 2017 Kayelle Allen 0

One way writers allow readers to connect with a hero is to give him serious character flaws. In  Bringer of Chaos: the Origin of Pietas, Pietas begins as an arrogant narcissist with a superiority complex. He is sooo above puny … Continue reading

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5 Exercises and 5 Excuses for Writers #writerslife #MFRWauthor

July 10, 2017 Kayelle Allen 0

You might not be aware, but writing can be hazardous to your health. For example, carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions and is a serious threat to many writers. I had surgery (called a carpal tunnel release) on each hand, one … Continue reading

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5 Exercises and 5 Excuses for Writers #writerslife #MFRWauthor

July 10, 2017 Kayelle Allen 0

You might not be aware, but writing can be hazardous to your health. For example, carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions and is a serious threat to many writers. I had surgery (called a carpal tunnel release) on each hand, one … Continue reading

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Bisexual Character: Why Write One? @barbcaffrey #amediting #author

March 19, 2017 Kayelle Allen 0

Or, Why Elaine is a Bisexual Character in Changing Faces by Guest Author Barb Caffrey — When Kayelle Allen and I talked about a guest blog in support of my new LGBT-friendly novel, Changing Faces, I wasn’t sure at first … Continue reading

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