A to Z – Z!!! (WR)

It’s April again and that means it’s time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. Z is for Zoological  Okay, work with me on this one.  Z is for zoological, which I am using to discuss how/when authors give human traits to animals in books/tv/film...and … Continue reading A to Z – Z!!! (WR)

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A to Z – Y (WR)

It’s April again and that means it’s time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. Y is for Youth  Many novels favor the young characters. My genre (romance) nearly specializes in young heroines, aged from about 18-26 years old.  Heroes of this genre, however, have … Continue reading A to Z – Y (WR)

A to Z – X (WR)

It’s April again and that means it’s time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. X is for (e)xtraterrestrials This one may be sneaky and not really an "x" word, but I'm running with it anyway. :p Aliens have been popping up in stories for quite some … Continue reading A to Z – X (WR)

A to Z – V (WR)

It's April again and that means it's time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators.  V is for Vengeful Characters Distilled down to their most basic form, stories of any kind are all about the struggle. Does your character have a perfect life, with no … Continue reading A to Z – V (WR)

A to Z Challenge – U (WR)

It's April again and that means it's time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. U is for unreliable narrators "Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see" We know that there are people who lie and chances are, you … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – U (WR)

A to Z Challenge – T (WR)

It's April again and that means it's time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. T is for Tragic Not all characters have happy beginnings, or happy endings for that matter - these are the characters, the tragic and tortured souls, who pull at our heart-strings for … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – T (WR)

A to Z Challenge – S (WR)

It's April again and that means it's time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. S is for side characters They're not the focal point of your story, they're not even the dreaded enemy of your hero(ine), but like it or not - side characters … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – S (WR)

R is for Rubes – A to Z (WR)

For the A to Z challenge, I've been examining different types of characters from books, movies, and television. Perhaps one of the most endearing aspects of reading about a character is seeing a little bit of yourself or someone you care about within them.  It's not a Mary Sue for the reader, but in many … Continue reading R is for Rubes – A to Z (WR)

A to Z Challenge – Q (WR)

It's April again and that means it's time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. Q is for Quirky Quirky characters aren't boring, limp lumps of uninteresting - they're different, silly, cool, and fun.  And when your character is quirky, hilarity is sure to ensue. Many romance and … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Q (WR)