I have looked for ways to understand free-thinking characters beyond lying awake until 2 a.m. I’ve written out backstories that will never make it near the story, had conversations with them, tried to step back into their headspace and usually failed -- until Myers-Briggs.
My Notebook Away from My Notebook
A few tips for recording lightning bolts of inspiration when your trusty notebook is elsewhere.
Inspiration Without Experience
Maybe you're a creative genius who never needs help with anything ever. I'm not. Here's what I do to create something from nothing, or add some "extra" to the "ordinary".
“On Writing” by Stephen King – Not Just for Authors
I don’t care if you’re a doctor, a mom, a racecar driver, or a motivational speaker, this book is for you. I don’t care if you think you’re the tits at what you do already, this book is for you.