A bit of fun! Avatars of my characters

It’s been a bit serious on my blog of late so this is a welcome change! I discovered the Avatar Maker via Alicia Coleman’s blog: https://aliciacoleman.wordpress.com/2018/05/04/3-tools-used-to-create-my-characters/ It was such fun.  I had a go at picking different noses, eyes, hair, lips, hairstyles and even ears!  The hardest ones to create were undoubtedly Amelina’s mum and dad as they’re meant to look really […]

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MJ Interviews Amelina – The Curse of Time – Bloodstone #SundayBlogShare

Today, it is a great pleasure to introduce you to the image of my main character – Amelina, modelled here by ….. my daughter’s friend Elise Hackney. Today, I am interviewing using my author nickname MJ, tribute to my favourite superhero Spiderman’s Mary Jane. MJ: It’s a pleasure to talk to you about your role in The Curse of Time – Book […]

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A Fully Loaded Balloon of a Character

In the Futurelearn Start Writing Fiction course we’ve now moved on to Finding and Developing Fictional Characters, so I thought I would share with you some writing nuggets of wisdom. We have been studying Josip Novakovitch’s methods of finding and developing fictional characters. Of course there are numerous ways to develop characters. This is not rocket science, but the following […]

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