• Creative Writing 101,  Interviews,  Tips,  Writing World

    Character Interviewing 101

    One of my favoritest parts of the pre-planning process are the Character Interviews! I really get to know my awesome creations, and here, during the interview process, is where they really come to life for me and take on little quirks and personalities of their own. ^_^ I started doing this a few years after working on a first draft for a year (the same draft!) and ended up not even liking my MC when I was done. I had a hard time figuring out what made her tick, and it was a big ole headache. And sad. Because after a couple of editing rounds, I realized I needed a…

  • Absolute Write Blog Chain,  Inspiration,  Interviews

    AW March Blog Chain: Interview with a Leprechaun

    This month’s prompt: What the Leprechaun SaidI’ve had the privilege of coaxing a leprechaun into my house this weekend for an interview. Said Leprechaun, Rhinehart O’Walley-Dinks, had given me permission of posting the interview here. He hopes this will shed some light on his kind and discard some of the misconceptions about his people.  For more posts about What the Leprechaun Said, see the links at the bottom of this post. Official InterviewMe: Good afternoon, Rhinehart, thank you so much for trusting me enough to sit down in my living room and talk with me today. Rhinehart: (takes a sip of tea from his mug as his eyes shift over to…