Tag Archives: characters

Biographies and Character Evolution: A Head Start?

A goal of writing is to evolve our characters.  If they are the same at the end of their adventure as they were at the beginning then we missed something.  Even if they go back home, there needs to be … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Character Biographies

Sticking with the character biography topic, we’re going to look into a few tips for those who want to use this trick.  I’m sure this isn’t for everyone.  It’s a big plotter/planner tool alongside outlines and summaries.  You can also … Continue reading

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Is There a Point in Character Bios?

I can already hear at least once pantser preparing to explain why they don’t do this.  If it helps, person with fingers at the ready, you’re right.  Character biographies don’t work for everyone.  They aren’t even universal because everyone has … Continue reading

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#3 Post of 2020: 7 Tips to Writing a Physical Description that Works

(Post originally made on July 8, 2020.) Don’t go jumping to the comments just yet.  Jessica makes a good point.  Our characters are what we make them, so we shouldn’t blame them for it.  We do have to be careful … Continue reading

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Questions 3: I’M EVIL!!!!

I was going to do a big post about this topic, but I realized that this could be one that differs from person to person.  So, it’s best for me to start with myself and then open up the floor.  … Continue reading

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#5 Post of 2020: 7 Tips to Writing Characters with Anxiety

(This post was originally from April 10, 2020.) A few disclaimers here because we’re heading into delicate territory again. Eh, I’m just copying and pasting here.  I am not an expert on mental health by any means.  I read up … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Outlining in Some Fashion

I’m really surprised that I never did a post like this in all the years that I’ve been blogging about writing.  If I did then WordPress isn’t letting me find it.  Now, not everyone takes the route of planning their … Continue reading

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Returning the Favor in Fiction and Reality

I was watching anime with my son when I noticed that there was a theme that popped up a bunch.  Not in one episode, but in various series.  It isn’t one that I’ve ever considered or seen much about, so … Continue reading

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Fading into the Background: Characters and Spotlights

This is a big challenge when it comes to ensemble cast stories.  Yes, there are those that take the reins of the story and others that float into supporting cast.  Yet, each player is important to the overall story.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing a Physical Description that Works

Don’t go jumping to the comments just yet.  Jessica makes a good point.  Our characters are what we make them, so we shouldn’t blame them for it.  We do have to be careful on how we go about doing a … Continue reading

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