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July 31st, 2015
Melanie is a fifteen year old book blogger, Percabeth shipper, and one of this year's Inky Awards judges! When she's not reading and blogging ALL THE FEELS, Melanie's at The Mac Robertson Girls' High School in Victoria.
July 31st, 2015
Today is my last post for Inside A Dog – sigh. I was thinking I’d finish up with some practical life advice for all you readers and writers out there. But how boring would that be? Scrap that. Instead I want to talk about hoaxes. I’ve been thinking...
July 29th, 2015
Wizard of Oz characters
In my last post I talked about the importance of giving your character the right name, giving them a distinctive manner or look, and assigning to them special skills and flaws. Here are some more things all great characters need:  A...
July 28th, 2015
Characters from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
This is the first of two posts about writing great characters. I want to spend a bit of time on this because characters are the beating heart of any story. If they’re dull or two-dimensional the story dies. Writing great characters can be hard...

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