#NaNoWriMo – Creating realistic characters.

#NaNoWriMo – Creating realistic characters.

Subscribe to my newsletter and never miss an update! Welcome to November hell, aka NaNoWriMo, if you’re a writer participating in the annual masochistic practice. One of the things readers frequently mention to me is they love my characters, how “real” they are. There’s not any mystery to what I do–I write what my characters … Read More

Character Fun: Ryan Ausar (Good Will Ghost Hunting)

Character Fun: Ryan Ausar (Good Will Ghost Hunting)

Sometimes, you find an actor who is the perfect person to represent one of your characters. The other day, I shouted BINGO on that one. I’ve always sort of imagined Ryan Ausar (Good Will Ghost Hunting, Triple Trouble) and Tyler Paulson (Love Slave for Two) as being fairly close to each other in appearances. Except … Read More

Law enforcement characters in my books.

I’m frequently asked by readers about kinds of characters in my books. Military, law enforcement, and cowboys are usually the top three queries. While I have a few retired military characters, I have several books featuring characters either actively in, or retired from, law enforcement. Broken Toy (Suncoast Society  – coming February, 2014) features Det. William … Read More

Guest Blogging Today – Characters & Promotions

I’ve got a new free story posted in the Free Reads & Excerpts section of my LesliRichardson.com website, titled, “Of Shuffleboard and B-Negative.” It’s a twist on the traditional vampire tale. Also, today I’m guest-blogging at Lyrical Press: http://lyricalpress.blogspot.com The topic: Characters. Come. First. If you’re a writer, you won’t want to miss it. If … Read More

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