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three-dimensional characters

Writing three-dimensional characters

In your attempt to create characters your readers crave, these five steps can help you get to know and understand your players well enough to write living, breathing three-dimensional characters on the page.
writing a book

Don’t start cold – five ways to ease into writing a book

For me, it’s way too intimidating to just start crafting a book with the first word of the first sentence, so I've learned how to release the valve to set my ideas and words free. Here are five ways I start writing a book to warm up, ease into it, and do some crucial background work so my story will truly come to life.
storytelling lessons from stranger things

Things I Learned About Storytelling From Stranger Things

It's good practice to reverse-engineer the stories you love most and apply the best storytelling elements to your own writing. Stranger Things had that effect on me, and here's what I learned.
Jungle Book Fire

The Jungle Book: Beautiful Film, Flawed Storytelling

This storyteller finds six cracks in the new Jungle Book that mar the narrative in this visually enchanting movie, providing a lesson in how to construct a story by ensuring your characters' motivations and choices are consistent and believable.
create characters

How much physical description is enough when you create characters?

When you create characters, how far should you go to individualize their physical descriptions? What is absolutely necessary for the depiction?
Your characters' goals

Develop Your Characters’ Goals And Discover Your Story

Understanding your hero’s goals will help you plan your plot line and develop the engaging, motivated characters your readers will love to follow. Here are three easy steps to get you on your way to developing your characters' goals.

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