A Free Personality Test for your Characters

psych eval-small Ever wish you could get a personality evaluation on one of your characters? You know, like one of those Myers Briggs reports? That could be pretty handy, don’t you think? Continue reading “A Free Personality Test for your Characters”

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Moving In Day

Well, I’ve moved. I think. OK, I’m still deciding between Blogger and WordPress, but I’m pretty sure I’ll retire my blog at Blogger and migrate it over here. After all, I’ve already paid WordPress $12 to use my own domain which I bought for a ridiculously low price this morning. (Although I can’t help but wonder why WP makes me pay to use something I’ve already bought.) Continue reading “Moving In Day”

Scrivener: A Review


I want a one-stop shop for all my writing needs, hence today’s photo. Get it? It’s “one stop.” See?
Anyone?
Nevermind…

Anyway, in my quest for an all-in-one writing solution, I am now trying out Scrivener for 30 days. The 30-day-trial is actually 30 days of use, not 30 days from the time you first run the program. That earns it beaucoup brownie points in my book (the one I just imported into Scrivener.) Continue reading “Scrivener: A Review”

Story Bible Blues

A few weeks ago I listened to a podcast on Writing Excuses about story bibles. A story bible is a place to keep all the details of your characters, locations, and events organized so that you can easily look them up later on.

For somebody like me who 1) has poor memory, and 2) is obsessive about keeping notes in a systematic way, a story bible is an excellent idea. Wikis make an obvious choice for this type of document so I tried out a few. Continue reading “Story Bible Blues”