FAIRYTALES WITH BITE
In A to Z of Character Creation Part 5, I look at L, M and N. For L, I’ve looked at libraries and learning. Do your characters like learning? Are libraries a part of their life or do they avoid them? M is for Murder. If you are going to bump your characters off, make sure the motive is strong enough. And in N for News I ask how your characters react to breaking news. Do they handle change well?
THIS WORLD AND OTHERS
In When You Know a Character is Fully Developed, I share some pointers to look out for. These include being able to imagine your character outside the confines of your original story and hearing a song thinking immediately Character X would’ve liked that. More in the post..
CHANDLER’S FORD TODAY/FACEBOOK GENERAL
My latest post looks back in time in Revisiting Medieval Hampshire in 2017. I went to a Medieval Weekend held by the Road to Agincourt Project at the River Hamble Country Park. It is only the second such event held there but I do hope these weekends continue. I learned a great deal and it was huge fun. The post gives an overview.
I talk about the Medieval Weekend again a little bit here and especially draw attention to the role of the Scrivener (aptly!). If they did their job well, they would have known plenty of secrets. If they were prepared to con people, they could have written anything in the letters they wrote for money! I wonder if they ever did…