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How can I make characters stand out?  Is that mentioned in the book you advized?-------------------------
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What should I look for when rewriting?
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How can I link characters together so that they offset to make the book humerous, yet not solely funny?
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How can I link characters so their personalities clash?
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Hello Leaf,

I can answer your first question easily. Buy this little book, entitled: Getting The Words Right, by Theodore Cheney. It will give you everything you need for re-writing. Read it through and through and then begin your work.  You won't regret it.

The second and third questions I cannot answer. I don't know what you mean by linking characters together, or what you mean by offset. A book becomes humorous by giving humorous action or dialogue or situations. Personalities clash when characters whose personalities are totally different, are thrown together.
Happy writing,
Dorothy

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Hello Leaf,
The little book is for rewriting only. You make characters stand out by understanding human nature, and by being brave enough to allow your characters be true to themselves.
I advise that perhaps you need to take a course at college level in creative writing.
Happy writing and good luck,
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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