Did you know OCD isn’t all about hand washing or being a perfectionist? There are actually several subtypes of OCD, each with a variety of obsessional thoughts and compulsive behaviours—and I bet there’s a few that surprise you.
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. Do you know what it is and what it isn’t? (Not OCD, for one.) Learn how to write about OCPD in a realistic and resonant manner right here.
There’s more to dependent personality disorder than just clinginess. How can you write about it realistically and compellingly? Understand what it is and how it affects your character in their day-to-day life.
Fiction is fraught with peril. Chances are, at some point, one of your characters may have a near-death experience. How might that experience affect them? My guest today, Jessica Kane, has 10 ways a brush with death can alter the psychology of an individual.
A degree of dependency on others is normal, but when that reliance is in the extreme, it could be a sign your character has a personality disorder...