Faith-Based Strength in Characters

Different people find their strength in different things. For me, as a Christian, I find strength in my faith. So when I see another character also find their strength in faith, I tend to relate to them more.

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Writing Challenge: Halloween Questionnaire

This is a fun, Halloween questionnaire to ask about your developing characters, in hopes of adding information to childhood memories, creativity, personal likes and tastes, fun, etc…

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On Awkward Characters

Media, unfortunately, often dictates how certain groups of people are perceived in society. This is why representation is so important in TV, movies, and books.

This need for representation goes beyond just race, gender, and sexuality. It is also important with personality types and niches of humans. For instance, the way awkward characters are treated is often a misrepresentation.

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Interesting Way to Do Character Sheets

So a while back I was looking for characters sheets and quizzes to help with the characters I was writing. Some were the typical character sheets – the ones made for authors. But I came across one that was for personal insight.

Originally, I was going to tackle it the way I usually do. But a little ways into the first one I started having fun with it. I think I found out more about my characters through that.

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On the Way J.K. Rowling Writes Her Characters

Each of Rowling’s characters have a wide range of both positive and negative traits and do both good and bad things. It’s what makes her characters seem so real.

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On Relationships,  Female Characters, and Why You Should All Go Read Shannon Hale ASAP

As an action, adventure, and fast-paced fan, the fact the Shannon Hale’s The Princess Academy and Books of Bayern are some of my favorite series may seem a little odd. There are many things I absolutely love about this book, but if there’s one thing that stands out above it all it’s her character development. Both her male and…

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On Romance

The number one problem with romance, as I said above, is when the chemistry seems forced. When two characters are forced together for no reason other than because they need to be in a relationship, it comes across as… well, forced. Force relationship are dry, and much worse than letting characters stay single.

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On The Harley Quinn/Joker Relationship in Suicide Squad

Should the writers have just completely glossed over the relationship?

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