One of my favorite performers, Christine Lavin, does a song called “The Shopping Cart of Love: The Play,” in which she says of a store manager:
He would just sit in the back room every day, reading the dictionary and then taking the “It pays to increase your word power” test in Readers Digest Magazine.
This has nothing to do with the song but since it’s a play I did a little character development. (full lyrics here)
Well, the song doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with my blog, but since she’s so awesome, I decided that using this as a lead in to talking about character development might entice you to check her out. Go ahead, I’ll wait.
You’re back? Okay then, let’s discuss characters, viewpoints and their development. If you took my Writer’s Digest webinar on writing science fiction, fantasy and the paranormal last [...]
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