Tag: character posts

EXCERPT from RANGE – I Am Just Junco Book Four

Today is all about Selia – we met Selia back in Clutch – book one of the I Am Just Junco series.  She’s in Flight for a little bit as well, but in Range, Selia really comes into her own. Selia is BADASS.  She’s Junco, but with fashion sense and not insane.  And this is one of my favorite scenes with Selia in the new book –  Sera has just talked Junco into doing something stupid and she’s about to […]

Building Convincing Characters and First Person POV

I love meeting new characters; in fact I can love or hate a book solely based on the characters alone.  The plot can be lacking, the setting thin, but if the characters are well-developed I’m typically a happy reader. This is because plot doesn’t get a reader emotionally involved in the story.  Sure, a twisty thrilling plot can get you excited or make you anxious or scared, but the only reason you feel those emotions is because you care about […]

Posted November 16, 2012 by Julie in Character Posts, point of view, writing / 0 Comments

Top Ten Attributes of Strong Female Characters

In my new series, I Am Just Junco, my main character is Junco, a nineteen year old girl who’s been trained by her country to be an assassin. She’s got mad, kick-ass skills, but she also has some not-so-kick-ass skills that come in handy in a stressful situation. She’s not your typical strong female character (SFC). We all know the stereotypical SFC, right? Katniss, from The Hunger Games – I’m sure she’s on all the lists for her archery skill […]

Posted October 23, 2012 by Julie in Character Posts, Useless Junk / 0 Comments

How to Survive the Apocalypse

BY: LUCAN Let’s face it, 2012 is the year. We only have a matter of months before some ancient tribal calendar runs out or those people eating faces off in Florida spread some airborne viral mutation that will either make us all sick with the Stephen King Super Flu, or turn us into zombies straight out of a bad B-movie from the 80’s. I’m trying to picture Junco with big hair-band hair. Wait. Isten with a mullet is far better! […]

Posted September 20, 2012 by Julie in Character Posts / 0 Comments