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Guest post on The Top Five Characters Who Might Be Watching

April 20, 2010

Tags: writing tips, witnesses, observers, characters, manga

Need a character? My guest post on The Aspiring Mangaka & Writers Club blog talks about five legal characters who make great witnesses and observers for any genre.Titled The Top Five Characters Who Might Be Watching, the post is about some people operating in the legal system who move around enough or who have enough information that they might be useful to your stories. If you’re writing a murder mystery, you need witnesses. But many other stories need someone to see something happening to move the plot forward. (more…)

BAILIFFS CAN MAKE GREAT CHARACTERS IN YOUR STORY

March 2, 2010

Tags: bailiffs, blackmailers, heroes, murder victims, witnesses, writing tips

I want to talk about some people operating in the legal system who move around enough or who have enough information that they might be useful to your stories. I’m going to tell you about them every once in a while. My book The Writer’s Guide to the Courtroom: Let’s Quill (more…)

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