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Deep Characterization #6: Age (pt 1)

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Today, I continue our series on deep characterization by exploring how a character’s age and biological development effects the way that character interacts with their society and the world.

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Questions 405: Season’s Writings

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Robert asks: “Does setting a story around a holiday help – or hinder – sales?”

Resources Mentioned

A Christmas Carol
A Ghostly Christmas Present

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Questions 404: Reading (and Writing!) the Comment Section…

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Cathy asks: “I’m writing an epistolary novel in the form of a blog format, and want to include comments as a sort of chorus. How can I do this and add to the story?”

Resources Mentioned:

Night Calls, The City of Dreams

Questions 398: Concise Mythopoetics

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Ian asks:  “I’m enjoying a previously mentioned resource for mythopoetics, but find it a bit rambling. Are there other, more concise sources on the topic?”

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Resources Mentioned

The Golden Bough
Mircea Elliade
Tryggve Mettinger
Creative Mythology
Hero With a Thousand Faces