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A Place For Faces

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One of the habits I picked up from Pot somewhere along the way, one which I know a lot of other authors share, is the fact that I like to find a face for my characters.  An actual picture of someone who looks like each of my main cast members.  Some people pop into my […]

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Search For The Perfect Plotting Tool Continued

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DH had band practice tonight, and I had grand plans of getting some plotting done.  I have this lovely, detailed summary written out, and I wanted to start working on an outline.  So the evening actually started out with a search for some web-based tool I could use to organize all my notes.  Some sort […]

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Character Development: Map That Family Tree

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I have finally gotten off my tail to start trying to work on the family history of the people who used to own Blackbourne Hall (the estate my heroine is turning into a B and B).  I thought it might be handy to create a family tree for them so that I could keep track […]

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A Pantser’s Latest Attempt At Plotting

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Okay, so anybody who’s been with me a while here at A Field of Paper Flowers has followed my attempts at breaking my pantser habits to become a plotter.  I don’t like it. But it is continually proven to me that it’s a useful thing to do.  It’s like those annual visits to the dentist…kinda […]

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In Search Of The Perfect Plotting Tool

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Okay, so I’ve been giving all sorts of things a trial run in terms of trying to outline Til Death Do Us Part (which needs a new title, so if you have suggestions, please feel free to offer them). For House of Cards, I didn’t outline on the front end. About halfway through I made […]