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Start with Character: Author Shirley Jump Discusses Writing and her New Novella, Driving Mr. Wrong Home (Billionaire Matchmakers)

I am so excited to have Shirley Jump here today, talking about writing characters and her new novella Driving Mr. Wrong. Welcome, Shirley! Start with Character Thanks so much for having me here! I thought I’d talk about character today, because I get asked about creating characters all the time.   Lots of writers come up with an idea for a book but then aren’t quite sure where to go from there. I always start with character, and by doing that, the book becomes character driven, rather than plot driven. Character driven books are more emotional, connect more, than plot-driven stories.…

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