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Your character’s attitude and motivation

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Your character’s attitude and motivation basically define them, so it’s important that you take some time to think about these things in regards to your characters and find the best fit. Attitude Let’s start with your character’s attitude. Is your hero a knight in shining armor who thinks people are inherently good, or is he [...]

Your character’s personality

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How a character looks can be important (To me, it usually isn’t, however, unless there’s some defining characteristic used to identify them, or I’m reading a romance, though why would I, in particular, be reading a romance, I don’t know), but how they think and act (along with how their acts are presented) can make or [...]

Somewhat more than the basics of creating characters

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Needless to say, your characters drive your story, and if you don’t have compelling characters, who’s going to read your story? In this series, I hope to help you create compelling characters, by giving you the component parts of a character and ways to use them to make your characters interesting. I’m not going to [...]

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