Writer, Editor & Instructor

Jacquelin Cangro is a seasoned book editor, workshop leader, and writing coach. She provides guidance, inspiration, feedback, and accountability for dedicated fiction and narrative nonfiction writers. Jackie has helped dozens of gifted authors work toward their goals.

Need guidance and encouragement to keep your writing project on track?

Want to sharpen your skills and get feedback on your writing?

Have a manuscript that needs polish before publication?

Why Characterization Charts Don’t Work

No doubt you’ve seen them — the charts that allow you to get to know your novel’s characters by filling in the blanks. These charts prompt you with basic questions about each character: Siblings? Age? Education? Many writers spend hours diligently completing these charts and still don’t really know their characters.

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4 Most Common WIP Problems

As a developmental editor, I see many of the same issues in novel and memoir manuscripts. The good news is that none of these issues are deal breakers for your WIP. Here are the four most common problems I find in manuscripts…and a few tips to fix them.

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It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.

Henry David Thoreau

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