Guest Article at Mythic Scribes
Looks like June is a month for guest posts, all bundled up into this past week. I’ve been wanting to write an article for Mythic Scribes pretty much since I started this blog over two years ago. Problem was I never had an idea to pitch to them. Until now.
It all came about when I was up to my eyeballs in editing woes for A Shadowed Spirit (I’m still just so thrilled just to have a title for that dang book). Some of these woes came from one character, specifically. In an effort to address those problems, I ran the character in question through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Incidentally, I had also run a different character from the same story through the MBTI but for different reasons. It occurred to me then that it might make for an interesting article, and one I could pitch to Mythic Scribes. So I did, and they loved it.
A bit of fair warning, though. While there isn’t any spoilery information in the article as far as the story goes, I do talk at length about these two characters and their respective roles and developmental journeys. Think of it kind of like a “behind the scenes” type thing. If that’s information you’d rather not know about prior to the book’s release, then it’s probably best you don’t read the article.
If, however, you’re like, “Whatever, don’t care!” then click on.
Applying the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to Fictional Characters
Enjoyed the article. And you know? My MC is a bit like your Enon. I too have a problem letting reader connect with him. In fact, this problem as showed up already in the opening of the novel.Reply
Can I ask you how did you deal with it?