While I like the idea of another online home for short fiction (another is The Write City Magazine), I don’t think I like having the analytics out there for the world to see. How about you?
The new platform luring readers into short fiction | Books | The Guardian.
If a character doesn’t feel quite right, here are some questions you might consider. They are meant to help people on job interviews. Think of your character as your potential employee and of yourself as the boss. How would you answer?
8 Questions Every Candidate Should Ask During Job Interviews | Inc.com.
Here’s a great list of potentially villianous traits for an antagonist. And, despite the examples, they don’t have to be female. Will your protagonist take the advice and ditch the “toxic friend”?
7 Types Of Toxic Friends You Need To Ditch.
One of the projects I’m working on — the one I dubbed my “10-year book” the other day — has me stuck. I’ve been working on adding another viewpoint, and it’s been awkward. One of Claire Fuller’s suggestions is working on them separately and merging them later. I’m trying it. If you’re stuck, maybe another of her hints will help you.
Writing Dual Narratives | Claire Fuller
What happens when someone who really understands people has to deal with someone who doesn’t? This article is about working with people who have low “emotional intelligence.” But it also describes some of their traits and those of high “EQ” folks, all of which can be used in character develpment.
How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People – HBR.