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hello i have some very strong characters in my story and i wonder if you could help me develop them, not tell me how they should be but give me advice on how i could develop and improve them

they are all siblings and each of the have a sin.
it switches characters over the chapters and goes to that characters point of veiw.
is there anything you could tell me about:
my idea
how i could improve them
what difficulties i may come across in my writing.

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Hello Bryony,

I allow my characters to tell me who they are. I don't shape them ...they shape themselves.  Why don't you try to get to know them instead of telling them who they are or should be. Spend an hour or so each day visiting with them in your mind.

Another small suggestion:  If you plan to be a writer now would be a good time to practice using your capital letters and correct punctuation. It is a good habit to get into.

Your plot sounds interesting.

Happy writing,
Dorothy

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Dorothy K Morris

Expertise

I can answer questions about writing fiction, creating characters and re-writing. I cannot answer homework questions.

Experience

I am a published author of nine novels in The Mockingbird Hill Series.

Organizations
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, NSDAR

Publications
NOVELS in the MOCKINGBIRD HILL SERIES: SECRET SINS OF THE MOTHERS, COYOTES OF CREEK CROSSING, THE EIGHTH EVIL, THE TIME IN BETWEEN, DIRTY RICE, TALLY'S NOOK, FROM THE FAR PLACES, NATURE OF THE BEAST, (THE RANKS OF THE INSANE (to come out summer 2016))

Education/Credentials
Studied writing at at American University in DC

Awards and Honors
Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in The World, Who's Who in America.

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