Tag Archive: Tred

May 29 2017

Using Character Archetypes

There’s a great blog post about Lesser Known Archetypes over at http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/05/three-more-lesser-known-archetypes/. I examed my Fractions of Existence book to see how I used these. The Penitent – “that character who’s seeking cleansing, forgiveness, and redemption from a dark past” In Fractions of Existence, that archetype is represented by Xavier. The trouble is, Xavier doesn’t …

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Oct 23 2016

Seeking Query Feedback

It is so much easier to spot the errors of others. I’ve gotten quite good (I hope) at helping other writers improve their query letters. Today, I offer an opportunity to turn the tables. Long-time followers of this blog have seen bits of my query letter attempts and excerpts of FRACTIONS OF EXISTENCE, so there’s …

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Apr 23 2016

#atozchallenge T is for Story Tension #Writing #WriteTip

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples T is for “TENSION” Book: HOW TO DEVELOP STORY TENSION: 13 Techniques plus the Five Minute Magic Trick Guaranteed to Keep Your Readers Turning Pages by Amy Deardon My dice roll: 117 (ebook location …

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Apr 19 2016

#atozchallenge P is for Plot #Writing Outline the Journey of the Hero by @stephaniedraven

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples P is for “Plot” Book: Plot Your Book In A Month…With Scrivener by Stephanie Draven My dice roll: 578 (ebook location out of 2246) Lesson: Outline the Journey of the Hero You do not …

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Apr 07 2016

#atozchallenge F is for From Inspiration to Publication #Writing #Pacing #WriteTip

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples F is for “From” Book: From Inspiration to Publication: How to Succeed as a Children’s Writer: Advice from 15 Award Winning Writers by Pamela Glass Kelly My dice roll: 102 Lesson: Pacing your book’s …

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Sep 05 2012

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop (Week 13)

My thanks to Lisa for tagging me. Her post(s) and blog(s) can be found here: http://www.imaginationalley.wordpress.com http://www.lisavandiver.blogspot.com     What is the working title of your book? Fractions of Existence (Book 1 of the Existence series) Where did the idea come from for the book? The characters told me to write it. I put it …

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Jul 31 2012

A Hero – Just for Fun

I have taken part in the hero blog hop as a reader only. (I missed the deadline to join in!) However, the more I read, the more my characters (especially Heath) are demanding that I write a hero post for them. So here it is! (Now maybe a writer can get some peace and quiet …

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Jun 25 2012

Funny Pic

Pic tribute to Wend and Tred. My thanks to Sandy Shelonchik & Gary Owain Jones

Apr 23 2012

T is for Tirza (Existence series character)

            “Daddy, you sent for me?”             “Yes Tirza, come in. I am sorry that I missed your twenty-second birthday celebration. Did you have a nice time?” Mr. Higbee asked as he pulled a chair out for his daughter in front of his large oak desk.             “It was wonderful, thank …

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Apr 05 2012

E is for Elijah Wright (Existence series character)

            Elijah is Gwendolyn’s father. He is a devote Mormon (also known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) and serves a leader for his ward. Tred is also a ward leader. (The two men live far enough apart to be in separate congregations.) The leaders of the wards …

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