All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘character development’

Offensive Writing

Sometimes characters in stories say, do, or believe things that would be offensive if they happened in real life. Sometimes …

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Let’s have a chat…

In real life if you need to find something out about a person, you’ll probably talk to them. Maybe invite …

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Finding the Friction

Let’s face it – as writers we do terrible things to our characters. It’s not that we really want to. …

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When Stories Go Sour

Good storytelling often consists of a hefty chunk of planning, mixed with a dab of character development, heated up with …

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Profiling

Some authors make a point of developing complete character profiles before writing, planning out physical descriptions, jobs, personal histories, and …

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The Reader/Character Connection

Writers sometimes ask themselves how best to connect their readers to their characters. Is it better to let the readers …

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Characters with character

Every writer knows that detail is important. Having vivid description in a story can really help a reader to connect …

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Putting Your Characters To Work

Characters are the heart of every story, and so it is essential for a writer to dig deep into the …

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Character Development Through Meaningful Obstacles

In police shows, such as Law & Order or Criminal Minds, the main characters deal with cases and obstacles that oftentimes reflect problems …

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