Who would your character call for help?

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Remember the game show “So you want to be a millionaire?” Contestants were allowed to phone a friend  for help. I ran a game like that when when I taught 6th grade literature. We would discuss the reading and I … Read More

A Cure for Writer’s Block: Vacation Writing Days

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Do you take vacation writing days from your WIP? I don’t mean a vacation from writing but a vacation from your WIP. I was discussing writer’s block with an author over dms recently and I realized that this was the … Read More

Kill Your Darlings!

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How to hurt a character without hurting yourself   Honestly, I have no idea how to do this. It hurts if you are involved with your characters, and since I also have years of training and performance as an actress, … Read More

Optimist or Pessimist? A #NaNoWriMo Question

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Optimism or pessimism: which drives your character? I have always been an optimist. Even in the most difficult of times, loss of my father, my dog, my health, I have always looked toward the light. I have searched for the … Read More

A Glimpse into My Past Reveals New Character Development Questions

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I love coming up with new character development questions! Read on for the newest ones…   I shared this photo a few days ago in my insta stories because it is such a microcosm of my life growing up. As … Read More

Ask Your Characters-What do you fear?

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What do you fear? It is a good question that can have many answers which affect character behavior. Some are superstitious fearing black cats, walking under ladders and the like. But what about other fears? A fear of going to … Read More

Waiting, Patience, and Character

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Waiting, patience and how your character reacts… One more newsletter peek for you. Have you joined up yet? Please do right here: https://angeliquelamour.com/25-questions   More real-life situations for your characters:   I was in the market yesterday and was standing … Read More

Listening to Learn a New Writing Technique

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  There are dozens of craft books that are excellent. They teach writing techniques to use to plot, to develop voice, and to develop characters. Check out this link if you want my character questions and more. https://angeliquelamour.com/25-questions My latest … Read More

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