Characters, Writing Tips

Character Creation: The Etymology of Choosing Names

Names are one of the most important aspects to creating characters, because how can you write a story about someone if you don’t even know what to call them? Sometimes, like with my current work in progress, names just come to you based on what you know about your cast. When I started writing Work… Continue reading Character Creation: The Etymology of Choosing Names

Author Interviews, Personal Posts

Author Interview: Bokerah Brumley

Please welcome author Bokerah Brumley! Intro: What’s your name, what do you write, where can readers find you on social media? And just for fun, if you could be any mythological being, what or who would you be? My name is Bokerah Brumley. I am a speculative fiction—all sorts of science fiction and fantasy. Though, I… Continue reading Author Interview: Bokerah Brumley

Characters, Writing Tips

Character Development: Wants/Needs and Portraits

Welcome back to Claerie’s Tales and the third part of my Character Development series. If you haven’t read parts one and two, I highly recommend starting there, as in order to illustrate this topic thoroughly, I will be using the character I created last time as an example. If you have read those previous posts,… Continue reading Character Development: Wants/Needs and Portraits