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Resource: Writing a Character with Magical Powers

So you want to write a magical character, but you can’t decide on a power, or you’re not sure of the “laws of magic” and how they apply to your specific story. There are many different magical realms in literature, each with a few different qualifications and “rules,” but when it comes to writing your own, here are some basic guides and outlines to forming your magical world, your magical character, and their powerful capabilities; 

General Advice:

Choosing a Power:

Remember, even witches and wizards are human, so you’ll need to spend just as much time developing their internal characterization as you’ll do creating their powers. 

Wow! What a great set of resources! I’ll definitely be referring back to these soon.

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