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Birth Order Part 2, or Why Your Characters Behave the Way They Do

Birth Order Part 2 Last week, we looked at the peculiarities of the first born and middle child. In Birth Order Part 2, we’ll examine the last born, only child and twins. The way they behave can help you in crafting your story’s characters. Last Born Children Last born children fight hard to get noticed….

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Birth order, part 1, or why your characters behave the way they do

Birth Order Or Why Your Characters Behave The Way They Do Does your hero run a large corporation?  Is he a mover and shaker in the business world?  Or is he in a creative field such as advertising or entertainment?  Does he negotiate well?  Speak first and regret it afterward?  Maybe he’s the life of…

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Stuck? In life? On the page? There’s an app for that

  Stuck? If you’re the owner of an iPad, you’re in luck in getting unstuck.  Whether personally or professionally, this app is great for diagnosing your problem, getting to the root cause and giving you manageable, workable action steps to get unstuck. If you’re a writer, have your characters answer various questions to give you…

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