Tag: Character

September 16, 2016 / Picking apart
August 5, 2016 / Writing


I was recently in a course on situational leadership, and one of the things that I was told about was the DISC assessment for profiling people. I immediately wondered if this could be used to analyse fictional characters. Read on for my findings.

July 1, 2016 / Writing


Creating good characters is hard. I struggle with it every time I write a story. That has taught me a thing or two, which I’d like to share. Read on if you write yourself, or shoot movies, make computer games, or even if you play Dungeons and Dragons.

February 12, 2016 / Smells
October 2, 2015 / Writing


The title of this post refers to an old English rhyme for what brides should wear: ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue’. The rhyme itself is not meaningful for writing. However, it illustrates a need for contrast, which is important for writing.