Tag: character arc

Tris Prior is more than just a buff, kick-butt character

 I know that books typically have more depth than films, but YA fiction has tended…

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Where do good female characters come from?

While recently researching blog posts about the Divergent film series, I ran across a 2011 blog post…

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Is Katniss Everdeen a strong female character?

I have now seen all four Hunger Games movies and read all three books, and…

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Game of Thrones and rape as a plot device

By SR Staley A virtual firestorm of debate erupted last month over a rape scene…

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What “The Equalizer” film told me about character development

I often gauge a movie’s value by whether it stimulates my thinking as a writer…

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“A Warrior’s Soul” Now Available for Ordering!

I’m pleased to announce that A Warrior’s Soul, my new novel, is now availiable for…

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