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Flying Cars and More

Gadgets in The Feeler’s World This is an introduction to the technology in the world that I created with my book, The Feeler. This book features humans with special abilities. For example, some have the ability to sense others' emotions, like my main character, Cora....

Discover Your Hidden Superpower

Discover Your Hidden Superpower

Are You an Empath, Telepath, or Telekinetic? Step into a world where Askovians, humans born with extraordinary abilities, face unique challenges. This post includes a summary of three types of Askovians: Feelers (empaths), Readers (telepaths), and Movers...

Cora’s Enneagram Part 3 – The Feeler

Cora’s Enneagram Part 3 – The Feeler

This is the third and final part of Cora's Enneagram. I hope you've enjoyed this deep dive into how I create my characters. I'm very thankful to Abbie Emmons for these questions. They helped transform my writing. If you missed it, please watch Part 1 or Part 2 of...

Cora’s Enneagram Part 2 – The Feeler

Cora’s Enneagram Part 2 – The Feeler

These questions are not directly posed by the Enneagram but by the writing advice of Abbie Emmons. The purpose of these questions is to fully flesh out the character so that they feel real. If you missed it, please watch Part 1 to learn what I did at the start of...

Cora’s Enneagram Part 1 – The Feeler

Cora’s Enneagram Part 1 – The Feeler

When I was developing my main character, Cora, for The Feeler, I started with an Enneagram type. What is an Enneagram? It’s a method of classifying human personalities into 9 types. I used the ideas from my main character’s Enneagram type to spark personality ideas....

Cora’s Parents Send Her to Boarding School – The Feeler

Cora’s Parents Send Her to Boarding School – The Feeler

Below is a conversation I cut from a draft of my manuscript. This deleted scene is really backstory. It gives you an idea about the events that shaped Cora, Sophia, Aunt Ferna, and even Oliver. Aunt Ferna has taken Cora out to a restaurant for her birthday dinner....