yummyyayaya: bartierbakarimobisson: tani-b-art: tani-b-art: tani-b-art: tani-b-art: tani-b-art: Casting directors… These young Black actresses exist It’s truly sad that I only know a small handful of these names. smh Beautiful

The Art of the Fake Name

lizard-is-writing: Anonymous asked: “I’ve been trying to come up with some character names that sound foreign, but I don’t want them to sound ridiculous to people who can speak the language they’re supposed to be based on. I know I… Read moreThe Art of the Fake Name

Characters of Color

writerivers: A lot of people seem to have problems when it comes to describing a character’s race and how to approach it. There are mutiple ways to drop hints about your charcters race/ethnicity/religion/etc. 1. Have them participate in a cultural… Read moreCharacters of Color

aleatoryw: shawnhenryspencer: betazeds: shawnhenryspencer: shawnhenryspencer: betazeds: shawnhenryspencer: do you think vampires and werewolves are an exclusively human phenomenon or are there dwarfish werewolves and elvish vamps and shit?? would you fucking go to bed *griffin voice* come plaaaaaay with me… Read more

aleatoryw: shawnhenryspencer: betazeds: shawnhenryspencer: shawnhenryspencer: betazeds: shawnhenryspencer: do you think vampires and werewolves are an exclusively human phenomenon or are there dwarfish werewolves and elvish vamps and shit?? would you fucking go to bed *griffin voice* come plaaaaaay with me… Read more

can you help me find really good character questionnaires? :)

Absolutely! I actually have some resources on my blog. 🙂 First up: my personal character questionnaire. http://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/109315588144/character-creation-form Name: Gender: Age appears to be: Appearance (clothing, body type, tattoos, piercings, etc.): Back story: Where their story begins in this story: Theme… Read morecan you help me find really good character questionnaires? 🙂

can you help me find really good character questionnaires? :)

Absolutely! I actually have some resources on my blog. 🙂 First up: my personal character questionnaire. http://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/109315588144/character-creation-form Name: Gender: Age appears to be: Appearance (clothing, body type, tattoos, piercings, etc.): Back story: Where their story begins in this story: Theme… Read morecan you help me find really good character questionnaires? 🙂

jackalediting: I’m not a fan of character questionnaires because they often don’t actually help you develop your character. You might know a lot about them, but do you understand them? Do you really know who they are? I’ve put together… Read more

jackalediting: I’m not a fan of character questionnaires because they often don’t actually help you develop your character. You might know a lot about them, but do you understand them? Do you really know who they are? I’ve put together… Read more

Your Character’s Personality

thecharacterchick: Personality is the most important thing about your character. So, whenever I see character sheets, most people just put a little paragraph for that section. If you’re struggling and don’t know what your character should say or do, what… Read moreYour Character’s Personality

Your Character’s Personality

thecharacterchick: Personality is the most important thing about your character. So, whenever I see character sheets, most people just put a little paragraph for that section. If you’re struggling and don’t know what your character should say or do, what… Read moreYour Character’s Personality

Describing Accents

writingwithcolor: Anonymous asked: Hey there! In the story I am writing it takes place on a different planet. However I really want a certain race of people to have African accents. How do I describe accents that don’t necessarily exist?… Read moreDescribing Accents

Describing Accents

writingwithcolor: Anonymous asked: Hey there! In the story I am writing it takes place on a different planet. However I really want a certain race of people to have African accents. How do I describe accents that don’t necessarily exist?… Read moreDescribing Accents

vamphelps: Just wanted to quickly share this great website with fellow writers and roleplayers, because it’s where I find names 100% of the time, hashtag blessed.  Essentially, the homepage has a box you can type a name you like into,… Read more

vamphelps: Just wanted to quickly share this great website with fellow writers and roleplayers, because it’s where I find names 100% of the time, hashtag blessed.  Essentially, the homepage has a box you can type a name you like into,… Read more

Muslim Character Questions Round-Up!

writingwithcolor: Here is a helpful list of all of our posts about Muslim characters (up to date as of April 14, 2015). Muslim Woman Apocalypse Wear: http://writingwithcolor.tumblr.com/post/116312637875/what-would-be-acceptable-for-a-muslim-woman-to Muslim Vampires: … It’s important to remember that people other than yourself have… Read moreMuslim Character Questions Round-Up!

Muslim Character Questions Round-Up!

writingwithcolor: Here is a helpful list of all of our posts about Muslim characters (up to date as of April 14, 2015). Muslim Woman Apocalypse Wear: http://writingwithcolor.tumblr.com/post/116312637875/what-would-be-acceptable-for-a-muslim-woman-to Muslim Vampires: … It’s important to remember that people other than yourself have… Read moreMuslim Character Questions Round-Up!

Attention anyone who needs hairstyle references

benzarro-smash: I want to introduce all of you to this amazing place called the ukhairdressers style gallery. It’s basically a massive database full of high-quality images of different hairstyles. I mean, look at all the options in that sidebar (and… Read moreAttention anyone who needs hairstyle references

Attention anyone who needs hairstyle references

benzarro-smash: I want to introduce all of you to this amazing place called the ukhairdressers style gallery. It’s basically a massive database full of high-quality images of different hairstyles. I mean, look at all the options in that sidebar (and… Read moreAttention anyone who needs hairstyle references

12 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Magic System

barbaricyip: metteivieharrison: How is it learned and executed? How is it accessed? Does it have a will of its own? Is it restricted in space and time? What does available magic do? How does it relate to the character, plot… Read more12 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Magic System