Milly Schmidt over on The Cat’s Write just posted my guest blog “My Top 6 Writing Pet Peeves”. She added cat gifs to it and it looks totally awesome!
Please come by and visit my post on her blog and leave comments there. Just to spread some of the love her way. 🙂
by Amy Karian
1. When I have three characters in a scene and one just kind of disappears into the sidelines
They might be smoking a cigarette or off drinking a Coke. Maybe they’re having a bathroom break. Maybe they’re lurking in the corner, reading ahead in the script to see what happens next or if their character is going to die. No one knows. That character is just missing in action and I can solemnly swear that I did not send them out of the room.
2. When my characters have out of character moments
They might say something that just doesn’t mesh with who they are and their normal way of talking/acting. My Internal Editor usually puts an end to that nonsense. I’ll have another character actually say, “What’s gotten into you? You’re not acting like yourself.” And I’m like “Heck yeah. He isn’t acting like himself. I’m…
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