Tag Archives: ensemble

New Release: Viral Blues by C.S. Boyack #adventure #fiction #newbook

Got a big treat for everyone today.  C.S. Boyack has release a new book (linked below) and he’s asked Lisa Burton to come over for a guest post.  Many people probably know who she is from her previous visits.  For … Continue reading

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Spreading Out Debuts

One of the toughest things about an ensemble cast adventure is having the various heroes and villains debut.  You want each one to make an impact, but you also want the story to move at a decent pace.  Stretching the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Character Addition Center

Welcome to the Character Addition Center where we help you insert a new face into your existing story.  We talked on the phone and you said your series needed a new hero.  Is this a replacement, a temporary stand-in, or … Continue reading

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The Ensemble Cast: Everyone Is Special

This post is in response to a request from Misha Burnett.  Personally, I think he did better explaining this than I could HERE! Something that is very popular in television, movies, and literature is the Ensemble Cast.  Think Firefly, Star … Continue reading

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Introducing the New Guy

A risk of writing a series is that the story and characters can become stale if it goes on for too long.  One of the ways to combat this is the introduction of new characters throughout the series.  This can … Continue reading

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