Cameo characters are minor characters who only have a very small part to play in your story, usually to facilitate the plot or demonstrate some aspect of another, more major, character’s personality.  If you’re a dedicated novelist, you’ll usually write a great deal of detail and back story about all your major characters, including history, ancestry, education, preferences, characteristics, what’s in their fridge and all that.  But is that really necessary to that for every single character…

Cameo characters are minor characters who only have a very small part to play in your story, usually to facilitate the plot or demonstrate some aspect of another, more major, character’s personality. If you’re a dedicated novelist, you’ll usually write a great deal of detail and back story about all your major characters, including history, ancestry, education, preferences, characteristics, what’s in their fridge and all that. But is that really necessary to that for every single character…

Sometimes a sychological weakness can hurt others. I am currently writing a story where one of the characters has a psychological weakness that has caused him to hurt others in the past. There's nothing wrong with him morally, which is why he isolated himself in order to keep from hurting anyone else. His want. His Need however, is friendship.

Sometimes a sychological weakness can hurt others. I am currently writing a story where one of the characters has a psychological weakness that has caused him to hurt others in the past. There's nothing wrong with him morally, which is why he isolated himself in order to keep from hurting anyone else. His want. His Need however, is friendship.

reflectionofthemind: “ Warning: You may encounter some opinions. Writing Myth: You have to start your story off in the middle of the action, or “In medias res”. It is said (as I have heard from a...

reflectionofthemind: “ Warning: You may encounter some opinions. Writing Myth: You have to start your story off in the middle of the action, or “In medias res”. It is said (as I have heard from a...

This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 12 options.   Most people will show traits from multiple categories. As a writer, you may want to think about each character's primary and secondary archetypes.  As always, remember: Tools, not rules!

This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 12 options. Most people will show traits from multiple categories. As a writer, you may want to think about each character's primary and secondary archetypes. As always, remember: Tools, not rules!

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Never trust those who got out of the Other City alive. They'll never tell the truth about what they did to survive it.

Never trust a survivor.

Never trust those who got out of the Other City alive. They'll never tell the truth about what they did to survive it.

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TFR’s Writing Prompts No. 131-135

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