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The funniest thing happened to me today. I read writing information often so I can become a better writer, and I take the writing advice and tips very seriously. One writing tip said the protagonist should have at least one or two good qualities, so the other day I had my guy do something to benefit a less fortunate group of people. Well, today I was typing away, and without my realization, it was revealed that my guy had an ulterior motive for doing the good thing. I was so surprised! I had no clue that he was doing the good thing only to benefit himself. I’ve always heard characters take on a life of their own, and I see it is true. Now do I have to give him another good quality? Mmmm…

4 thoughts on “Surprise!

  1. sniderjerry October 11, 2018 / 7:59 am

    “No matter how flat you make a pancake, it still has two sides.” Have a great day. Jerry

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  2. Barbara J Jarrett October 10, 2018 / 10:39 am

    Wow!!! At first I thought you were talking about Ruben and then I realized it was a character in your new book. LOL

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    • mjwriter October 10, 2018 / 1:08 pm

      HaHa! Girl, when that man does something good for someone, he does it for them, not for himself. You’re so funny.


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