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Mental Illness in Writing by MTW Author PD Workman

Characters with Mental Illness

I write a lot about tough stuff. Even in my lighter work, I frequently have characters who are dealing with mental illness, addictions, or other physical maladies. It takes a lot of research and being able to put myself into someone else’s head and be able to successfully immerse the reader into the world of someone suffering from a disorder that they don’t have. Especially if I don’t have it either. Continue reading “Mental Illness in Writing by MTW Author PD Workman”

Writer’s Craft: Cruel Claws: Describing the Killer’s Hands by Rayne Hall

To increase suspense in a scene where a dangerous person is about to do something nasty, slow down the pace and describe their hands. This is perfect for when the evil overlord signs the ord…

Source: Writer’s Craft: Cruel Claws: Describing the Killer’s Hands by Rayne Hall

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