A Writer’s Guide to Speech Patterns

So the other day I was talking to someone, and they mentioned how they struggle to write characters with different speech patterns. No matter how hard they try, every character they write sounds the same. This is a pretty common problem, so here I am to talk about it! I always like to start these … Continue reading A Writer’s Guide to Speech Patterns

A Writer’s Guide to Strong Female Characters

Okay. This post is going to be less about How To and How Not To and more about what a Strong Female Character is, and what a Strong Female Character is not. "But Mara," you might be saying, "obviously a strong female character is a female character who is strong. It's all there in the … Continue reading A Writer’s Guide to Strong Female Characters