Growing Pains

Hello everyone! Trevor here. Sorry to say there won’t be a full post this week – my focus has been pulled a hundred different directions recently, and writing a new blog was not one of them. Add to that the fact that I got a week behind on writing the script for the next podcast … More Growing Pains

Lesson 04: Exploring Planet Character

Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts Learn to create compelling, multilayered, and deeply human characters using the Planet Character model. Self-published author Trevor Van Winkle shares techniques to develop psychologically realistic characters for your own books, stories, and screenplays. Planet Character Diagram: www.homesteadonthecorner.com/podcastextras For more info about the … More Lesson 04: Exploring Planet Character

Story 04: Disquiet

CONTENT WARNING: Some strong language, gun violence, and frightening elements Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts When famed horror novelist Anna Sheridan discovers strange radio signals emanating from Spirit Mountain Cave in Cody, Wyoming — the only abandoned National Monument in America — she finds herself embroiled … More Story 04: Disquiet

Ouroboros

Sir Philip of Motocadia turned as the steel-toed boot slammed into his stomach, but still felt the brunt of the impact as it shattered at least one rib. He grunted as he landed flat in the dry dust, thrown several feet by the blow. The two other Vandals laughed while the one who’d kicked the … More Ouroboros

Lesson 03: Building the Character Web

Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts Learn to develop complex characters in your book, script, or screenplay using the Character Web – the network of supporting characters built around the protagonist. Self-published author Trevor Van Winkle breaks down basic character types and ways to show, rather than … More Lesson 03: Building the Character Web