Tips for making a break up hit your readers hard

Here’s a few tips to making a break up heart breaking for your readers and not only the characters:  1.- Make it slow. We all know the slow burn for getting together but breaking up can be just as slow. It starts with mild annoyances that grow into frustrations...

Characters: Innate vs Learned Traits

So, here’s a fun thing to think about that crossed my mind just the other day: Traits. And how some things we learn and other things we just… know. And how which is which varies between people.  I mean, obviously we learn everything, humans are pretty...