Review: “The Wysman” by Dorothy A. Winsor

I received an ARC copy of Winsor’s newest novel The Wysman set to release this month on June 27, 2020. While the book was interesting and pleasant to read, I wouldn’t say it made my top ten or even my top twenty reads of 2020. There were many aspects of the book that the author could improve, all of which you can find below.

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Fleshing Out Your Characters: How to Make them More Realistic

We’ve all been there. A great idea pops into our head, giving our heart a jump start. Our thoughts race as timelines lay themselves out. We think of every scenario we can put our characters through—wait, characters? Yep, those people who our readers become so invested in they cry with them, laugh with them, sometimes get so frustrated with them they wanna smack them. They’re one reason our stories exist and one way we hook our reader into continuing on. How do we get to that moment where our readers become that invested in our characters? Read on for your answer.

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Well, it’s that time of the year again. Yes, it’s time for all writers to unite and begin the painstaking task of creating an entire novel in a single month. It’s a wonderful, horrifying kind of daunting task that the faint of heart and easy to stress probably should be wary of taking on. Let’s dive into it, shall we?

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