Category Archives: Character Insights

Insights into characters and how they act or react.

There’s a price for knowing his father’s name #SciFi #Romance #Excerpt

In this scene from For Women Only, Khyff has received a notereader (a tablet-type device) filled with information about his mother, who died when he was three. More info is available to him, including his father’s name, but at what … Continue reading

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Just Like Old Times: Everyone’s Angry #scifi #MFRWhooks

BookHooks is a blog hop where authors share only a small snippet of a story, an enticement to read more. Today’s snippet is from Bringer of Chaos: the Origin of Pietas. In this scene from Bringer of Chaos, Pietas is … Continue reading

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What little remained of his heart… #SciFi #MFRWhooks

In this scene from Bringer of Chaos: the Origin of Pietas, the hero is performing a ritual to prepare for war. He’s asked his twin sister to assist him. The one woman who held the tattered remnants of his trust … Continue reading

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When Your Villain isn’t a Villain #writerslife #amediting

Villain: wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately; principal bad character in a film or work of fiction (WordWeb). I’d like to add to that: character who refuses to cooperate with your plot. I started with the definition … Continue reading

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Character Flaws: Narcissism, Writing Pietas #amediting #scifi

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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When the World Unravels #scifi #romance

BookHooks is a blog hop where authors share only a small snippet of a story, an enticement to read more. Today’s snippet is from Bro, the Story Behind the Antonello Brothers. Other books in the series include At the Mercy … Continue reading

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