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  • Chester and Hesters
    Disney character sports: Disney’s Animal Kingdom
    Disney’s Animal Kingdom is home to everything wild and exciting, including the Disney characters available for meet and greets throughout the park. Guests visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be able to meet up with traditional...
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    Disney character spots: Disney’s Hollywood Studios
    Lights! Camera! Action! Disney’s Hollywood Studios will take you from the theme park into the magic of the big screen. Plus, there are fun and exciting Disney characters from everyone’s favorite movies and television shows.Disney&rsquo...
  • Character Spot Epcot
    Disney character spots: Epcot
    Just about every Disney fan has a photo or two (or even more...sometimes in the hundreds) of themselves and a Disney character. Going from park to park in search of the different Disney characters is one way to enjoy your next Disney vacation....
  • Character Spot Epcot
    The ABCs of Disney World Characters
    One of the most magical things to do at the Walt Disney World Resorts and Theme Parks is to go hunting for your favorite Disney character and get that autograph book filled. Almost everyone who visit’s the Disney theme parks has a blast...
  • Mickey Mouse at MK
    Disney character spots: Magic Kingdom
    One of the best things about visiting the Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resorts is the chance to meet your favorite characters face-to-face. However, sometimes it is difficult to find some of the characters, mostly because you may...
  • "Revelations"
    Under the Dome Episode Commentary: "Revelations"
    There were plenty of surprises in this episode of “Under the Dome” and the title “Revelations” says it all. We finally find out that the girl who does not remember her name, is actually Melanie Cross. We discover what...
  • Dual
    Inside Out Film Festival: Review of 'Dual'
    "Dual" was described as having "a style reminiscent of a lesbian Before Sunrise", which made it an intriguing selection for the Inside Out Film Festival. TheBefore trilogy is a series of peripatetic, dialogue-driven movies, a...
  • Gov. Christie: Model for epic fictional character?
    Why political characters thrive in fiction writing
    We all are growing tired of the cynicism that pervades politics, both left and right. It always has, really, but the old pros used to keep it quiet so we of the unsuspecting public could continue to believe everything is being done in our interest...
  • A Farce Unto Itself: “Accidental Death of An Anarchist” Rollicks the Yale Rep
    A Farce Unto Itself: “Accidental Death of An Anarchist” Rollicks the Yale Rep
    A Farce Unto Itself: Fo’s “Accidental Death of An Anarchist” Rollicks the Yale RepPlay: Accidental Death of An Anarchist by Dario Fo, directed by Christopher BayesTheater: Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, running November...
  • Dracula
    Danville Public Library brings their stories to life
    With an active imagination, most children walk into a library. Books on shelves, people behind desks, one of the only quiet places they will ever go. They sit and read for as long as their technology soaked brains can sit still, but who lurks...
  • Andrew Lincoln
    ‘Walking Dead’ star Andrew Lincoln says survivors will rattle relationships
    “Walking Dead” star Andrew Lincoln’s character, Rick Grimes, was one of the first characters the viewers of the show met during the first season. Grimes quickly met a few others survivors and the group has been staying somewhat...
  • 5 ways characters reveal themselves
    5 ways characters reveal themselves
    There is more than meets the eye when it comes to your characters. Using a variety of revealing actions, you can move beyond cookie-cutter characters to ones that have depth and substance.Some ways that you can reveal your characters include...
  • 'Call of Duty: Ghosts'
    'Call of Duty: Ghosts' launches with female characters
    On August 14 Activision revealed new details about the multiplayer mode of “Call of Duty: Ghosts,” and one of the new features has female gamers bursting at the seems with excitement. According to an article published by USA Today,...
  • Mickey Mouse is one of the world's most famous fictional characters.
    5 famous characters
    Characters are an essential component to every story. No matter what age range a story is aimed at or what genre it is in, characters are often the most defining feature in books, movies, plays and other media that audiences most remember. Some...
  • Raising the emotional stakes of your story
    Raising the emotional stakes of your story
    One of the keys to compelling story writing is making your readers identify with your characters. By putting them through the emotional ringer, you immediately raise the stakes of your story and make it difficult for your readers to not root for...