I'm a writer I swear. However, I do kill a lot of fictional characters, so if that counts then I am also a murderer :P
Stages of deterioration (full image)
Okay, so this is written from a pretty liberal perspective that I don't agree with, but the tips on describing skin color are actually pretty helpful, so I'm pinning it.
Character Flaw 8/9 More
Make the book sum up. And then on the last page kill the most lovable character by the main protagonist and the protagonist likes it.
In case you need a unique last name...
i think harvest moon is the reason a lot of people think that blacksmith is a magical person that can work with all metals and minerals; i mean i love that game series to death, but still
word count for everything!