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Free character profile template for writers

One of the most important (and fun!) parts of writing fiction is creating characters that feel like real people, characters you can see and hear in your head, characters your readers will love, or love to hate. Complex, multidimensional characters have the potential to drive your story, engage your readers and create an impression that will have people begging for a sequel. [click the title to read more]

What I'm writing! Project Aria: Book One

What I'm writing. Project Aria: Book One

I mentioned in my last post that I was planning to introduce what I'm working on at the moment, so here it is! Project Aria is the working title for a trilogy and I wrote the first draft of book one during NaNoWriMo 2019 after plotting, planning and worldbuilding for months. I have absolutely no idea what the real titles for any of the books are going to be, but in my experience titles arrive when they want to. So, let's get into it! [click on the title to read more]

My writing story (so far) on TanyaSimoneSimpson.com

My writing story (so far)

I'm pretty sure almost all writers were told repeatedly at some point in their life that writing isn't a real job. I can't remember exactly when I started to believe that, but before I started applying for university, I'd given up on wanting to be a writer and decided that forensic psychology was definitely my career of choice (narrator voice: it was not her career of choice). [click the title to read more]