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Naming Characters
Character / Sophia Mallonée

Naming Characters

By Sophia Mallonée- The names of your characters are just as important as the characters themselves. What’s in a name? Names can give the reader an idea of the background of your character, the location (where in the world) they are from and a sense of the character’s overall identity. A memorable character, usually has … Continue reading

Coach: Sophia Mallonée
Sophia Mallonée

Coach: Sophia Mallonée

Sophia Mallonée (pronounced mal-o-nay) is a former artist’s agent, mother to a daughter (and two crazy dogs), wife to a photographer, music lover, obsessive reader and lifelong writer. She grew up playing in the freshwater springs and forests of northern Florida, where she now resides once more after traveling and living throughout the country. Though … Continue reading

How To Hook Your Readers
Basic Tips / Brian Reynolds

How To Hook Your Readers

By Brian Reynolds- Hooking the reader’s attention is an important part of good writing. If you can’t quickly gain a reader’s interest, why would they bother reading the rest of your work? The best writing manages to grab readers immediately before it can enjoy the freedom of entertaining, sharing its message, informing, or otherwise fulfilling … Continue reading

Coach: Brian Reynolds
Brian Reynolds

Coach: Brian Reynolds

Brian Reynolds is an author living in Kansas with his wife, their two dogs who think the family is a pack, their two ferrets who have an eternal but clumsy vendetta against feet, and their giant rat who is content quietly judging all of them for their ridiculous behavior. He wishes to spend the rest … Continue reading