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Hey there, my name is Char! I’m a literary YA writer, residing on a small Scottish island. I’m the owner of The Plottery – a small writing business where I coach aspiring writers and teach them how to finish their novel without the struggles they are used to experiencing.

Nov 6

How to Fit Writing Around a Full-Time Job

Everyone has 24 hours in a day, but those 24 hours look different for each person. It can be difficult to find time for your writing, esp...

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Oct 6

Character Archetypes and How to Use Them in Your Novel

If you’re a writer and you’ve had any type of online presence in the past few years, you may have come across the term “character archety...

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Aug 4

How To Create a Fan-Favorite Character

Have you ever wondered how Daryl Dixon came to be a fan-favorite character, and why every single zombie-crazed fan swore to riot if any h...

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How Group Coaching Can Skyrocket Your Writing Skills

Having a writing mentor for the first time in my life has completely changed how I approach my writing. Let me tell you why. Hi, I’m Char...

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