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from The Write Practice

37 Questions to Ask Your Character

Create a character by conducting an interview. Interview your character before you start writing so you can immerse yourself completely in who they are.

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This is so true! You get to say yes and no, you create your environment and your life! It isn't forced on you and I wish more people would really pay attention to what they are accepting and what they are forcing themselves to live.

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from Justin McLachlan

25 Things About Creating Characters

As a writer, creating characters is probably the most important thing you do. Get it wrong, and the story will be wrong no matter how well plotted. Here are 25 things to know.

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CHILDREN OF THE HEROES: you can create your own character who is the child of a hero. There may be no more than 4 children per hero unless I say so. Get creative with your characters

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from The Write Practice

6 Ways to Create Conflict and Get Your Protagonist in Trouble

“The writer’s job is to get the main character up a tree, and once they are up there, throw rocks at them.” So how do you get your protagonist in trouble?

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Answer all these questions and you should have a fully-developed character for your audience to connect with. A strong character can carry a weak plot; but a strong plot can’t carry weak characters.

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from Something Delicious

Ebooks

How to Create an Epic Character for your novel: this infographic lays out nine foundation blocks to help you get to know your character on an entirely new level. Make sure to check out the workbook by clicking the pin if you want to delve into your character development in more detail! // Something Delicious

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