And so with all things: names were vital and important. — Algernon H. Blackwood NOTE: The following is my own particular bias about names as a reader and writer + name lists. This means that I can be totally wrong in my estimation of names in literature.  I am picky about names. No, I don’t just mean […]

I like to use all sorts of quizzes to help me figure out more about my characters. It’s not just the results that give me new information to develop them, but sometimes the questions themselves give me rich ideas on how to deepen my characterization. One quiz that I’ve never seen anyone else talk about […]

NOTE: If you have the newest version of Scrivener for Windows — You can do this! It’s a brand new thing for Windows Scrivener… Hope you enjoy! If you’re a visual person like me, you probably use the icons in Scrivener quite a lot. But a lot of people don’t realize that you can import […]