I find that, when writing bios, it’s really helpful to look at a list or a chart like the one above. Picking two or three traits from each chart and building a character based around them will give you a really interesting bio, because they will serve as a reminder that characters need depth and dimension.
Independent and clever.
Independent, clever, pretentious, and stubborn.
The first combination doesn’t come with any flaws, whereas the second will provide a more dynamic character.
All credit goes to effingpot.com. Check it out if you’re playing a British character. It’s a great resource.
- Ace - If something is ace it is awesome. I used to hear it a lot in Liverpool. Kids thought all cool stuff was ace, or brill.
- Aggro - Short for…
There are all sorts of calls for submissions, publishers open to queries and opportunities to self-publish, but how do you find out about them?
Finding calls for submissions:
- See that search box up in the top right corner of Tumblr? Type in Call for Submissions and see what you get.
- Do the…
Author Robert Louis Stevenson once said, “I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.” Lucky for us, we live in an age where we can have our reading and writing materials all in one smaller and more convenient place! If you own a smartphone or tablet, you have options when the urge to create strikes while you’re away from your computer or notebook. Check out this list of great apps for writers that you can start using today!
my cousin has such a soft voice that she doesn’t sound menacing at all when she’s angry.