Tag Archives: personality

Questions 3: Time to Be a Hero

I may have done this in the past, but I thought I’d try it again.  These are always fun and maybe people can get a character out of it.  Nice to do a simple thing like this at the end … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Being the Author You Were Meant to Be

It’s difficult to be an author and carve out your own identity.  There are industry standards, armies of gatekeepers, lengthy histories of each genre, and the constantly gnawing self-doubt.  A negative opinion on our style can hit harder than 100 … Continue reading

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Jung’s Archetypes: The Self Quarter

Here’s the final grouping that focuses on the Self.  This does feel like it’s very close to the soul, so it can be confusing.  The difference that I can see is that there is a focus on influencing others through … Continue reading

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Jung’s Archetype: The Soul Quarter

Here we are with the next group, which are the archetypes that fall under the ‘Soul’ category.  These characters pursue fulfillment of the spirit and all have some sense-  of freedom within their core.  This may be physical, emotional, or … Continue reading

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Jung’s Archetypes: The Ego Quartet

You can see examples of each one in the above picture, which I’m going to attach to each of the posts.  This one is going to be about the 4 Ego Archetypes, which are Innocent, Everyman, Hero, and Caregiver.  As … Continue reading

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Powerful Characters with Restrained Personas

I’m not going to get into spoilers and share one of the few Legends of Windemere things that I’ve kept off my blog.  The topic here is characters who are high-powered, but don’t use them to the fullest due to … Continue reading

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True Self, Professionalism, and Social Media

I’m sure I mentioned it before, but this is the year I try to boost my own professionalism because I want to be taken more seriously.  This has got me thinking about a few things that have kind of steamrolled, … Continue reading

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So That’s What Book 5 is About?

I’ve mentioned a few times that The Compass Key has had more battles than the other 4 books of Legends of Windemere combined.  It’s been worrisome because it feels like it isn’t me, but it works for the story.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Characters: They Must Stay True

I’ve received a few interesting private questions over Facebook and e-mail in regards to my characters.  These messages involve the question ‘Can *my character* defeat *established character*?  The most popular pairings have been ‘Luke Callindor vs Luke Skywalker’ and ‘Clyde … Continue reading

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