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Tara Johnson  // Posts published by Tara Johnson

01 Jun Posted by in Meetings | 3 comments

Where I Get My Characters: Quirks, Stalking and More

Where I Get My Characters: Quirks, Stalking and More

Barney Fife. Scarlett O’Hara. Inigo Montoya. Huckleberry Finn. Hannibal Lecter. Atticus Finch. Sherlock Holmes. Elphaba. Luke Skywalker. All great characters with vibrant and memorable personalities. All a complex mix of flaws, quirks, dreams and failures. Here’s the thing about finding characters…predictable characters are dull characters. I think most would agree that the above characters are […]

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29 Aug Posted by in Meetings, Writing Tips | 3 comments

Stay Close

Stay Close

  What is the best writing advice you have ever received? I’ve been contemplating this question for quite some time now. A thousand different words of wisdom tumble through my mind. All of them valid and valuable. But my favorite? I think I finally found the answer. At first, I thought about sharing my conversation […]

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