Finding the Words

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Making a list February 28, 2007

Filed under: Uncategorized — itsy @ 5:50 pm

I was browsing around looking for inspiration and a way to dig myself out of this rut I’ve fallen into when I came across Hit Those Keys, a site by Lisa Firke.

Among her suggestions for clearing writing blocks:make a list for your character.

Cute, I thought. And useful. Thinking about what your character might have on his or her agenda will spark thoughts like, “Gee, he does have to do that. Maybe I should write a scene where that happens.” Furthermore, it makes your character more real, and that certainly can’t be a bad thing.

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One Response to “Making a list”

  1. Diana Says:

    That site has some good ideas that I think will benefit me quite a bit. Thanks for sharing it!


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