Naming Characters and Locations

You’ve reached the critical mass of pronouns or alluding to the protagonist by characteristics, and it’s starting to look a bit silly; you just know you’ll have to go back and edit that out later. For now, you sit there. Stuck at naming a major character or location, feeling the pressure to pen the perfect name. Sound familiar? If so, you’re in luck, because this week’s focus is on naming characters and locations.

Writing Dialogue

Hey guys, let’s talk conversation this week. Dialogue is difficult to get right and trying to make it "realistic" usually results in dry and meandering conversations between characters where nothing happens. Let's explore what makes good dialogue and why it's needed, and finish with a list of quick reference tips...