On the second day of Nanogang, we discuss what makes a good scene transition and finding your character’s groove. Resources Mentioned: The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett GailCarriger.com Join us at the Nanogang Forums word counts: Dan 4211 Gail 49074 Tori 1000 Kitty 642 Alexis 204
Brad asks: Can you use unseen characters to good effect, and if so… how? Resources Mentioned Charlie’s Angels (tv show) The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum The Wizard of Oz, film A Few Good Men Alien Triple Pack (1-3) The …
Dawn asks: What do I do if I don’t like my characters? Subscribe Here!
Ed has feedback on naming characters and writer movies. Resources Mentioned US SSA’s baby name lookup Barton Fink Black Butterfly Gothic Henry and June Quills Hemingway and Gellhorn This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit Subscribe Here!
Charla asks: Do you have any tips for finding the *right* character names. Resources Mentioned: Titan AE Antithesis podcast The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit Subscribe …
Dawn asks: What do I do when my characters absolutely won’t do what I tell them? Subscribe Here!
Ed has feedback on episode 658, Sympathetic vs. Likable Characters. Subscribe Here!
Subscribe Here! Melisa asks: “What’s the best way to keep track of my characters and their development?” This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit
Subscribe Here! Ian asks: “Help! My readers really *love* my villain. Should I just roll with it?”
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: “I want to learn to flesh out side characters by writing heists/capers. What do I need to know?” Resources Mentioned: The Thomas Crowne Affair The Italian Job Gone in 60 Seconds The Great Muppet Caper