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

Character Development Questions: Hard Mode

i-see-light: Does your character have siblings or family members in their age group? Which one are they closest with? What is/was your character’s relationship with their mother like? What is/was your character’s relationship with their father like? Has your character… Read moreCharacter Development Questions: Hard Mode

Unlikable Main Characters: Walking on the Edge

writeydoos: Here’s a little fun fact: I love unlikeable main characters. Characters who are morally ambiguous or just straight up assholes—they’re usually my favorite brand of main character. I think they’re more exciting. Give me a Chaotic Neutral over a… Read moreUnlikable Main Characters: Walking on the Edge

Unlikable Main Characters: Walking on the Edge

writeydoos: Here’s a little fun fact: I love unlikeable main characters. Characters who are morally ambiguous or just straight up assholes—they’re usually my favorite brand of main character. I think they’re more exciting. Give me a Chaotic Neutral over a… Read moreUnlikable Main Characters: Walking on the Edge

neko-crimson: urulokid: hitter-loner-angel-trickster: urulokid: someone tell me how to walk in heels without crying Ok. First: when buying heels make sure to buy at the end of the day. Like you should have been up and about for hours before… Read more

neko-crimson: urulokid: hitter-loner-angel-trickster: urulokid: someone tell me how to walk in heels without crying Ok. First: when buying heels make sure to buy at the end of the day. Like you should have been up and about for hours before… Read more

WRITING HELP/CHARACTER writing a bitchy character (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10) writing a cocky character (1,2,3,4) writing a emotion character (1,2) How to play a hippie Playing the quiet character. Portraying the shopaholic. Portraying a mute character. Portraying a kleptomaniac. How to play the… Read more

WRITING HELP/CHARACTER writing a bitchy character (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10) writing a cocky character (1,2,3,4) writing a emotion character (1,2) How to play a hippie Playing the quiet character. Portraying the shopaholic. Portraying a mute character. Portraying a kleptomaniac. How to play the… Read more

Let’s Talk About: Minor Character Development

anomalously-written: “Creating one interesting character is hard enough — but when it comes to writing a whole novel or series of books, you have to create dozens of them. How can you keep your supporting cast from seeming like cookie-cutter… Read moreLet’s Talk About: Minor Character Development

Let’s Talk About: Minor Character Development

anomalously-written: “Creating one interesting character is hard enough — but when it comes to writing a whole novel or series of books, you have to create dozens of them. How can you keep your supporting cast from seeming like cookie-cutter… Read moreLet’s Talk About: Minor Character Development

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

Characters and Endings

fictionwritingtips: A lot of writing advice, mine included, will tell you that characters need to change in some way if you want good character development in your story. While that can sometimes be true, that’s not always the case with… Read moreCharacters and Endings

Characters and Endings

fictionwritingtips: A lot of writing advice, mine included, will tell you that characters need to change in some way if you want good character development in your story. While that can sometimes be true, that’s not always the case with… Read moreCharacters and Endings

creativichee: If your character has a trait you consider one of their key features and it is never challenged in anyway, that trait will probably have about as much impact as their “tiny mole on their left buttcheek” trait.  For that… Read more

creativichee: If your character has a trait you consider one of their key features and it is never challenged in anyway, that trait will probably have about as much impact as their “tiny mole on their left buttcheek” trait.  For that… Read more

I’m having a very difficult time beginning my story and I hate starting from the middle and writing the beginning later. How should I start it? I want to physically and mentally describe the four main characters and the place they are in; it’s going to be told in first person. Every time I try and write it it doesn’t sound good. So you have any tips or techniques for writer’s block in the VERY beginning?😰 thanks a ton in advance!

That’s a unique problem! I’m usually great at the beginning and then fizzle out a few days later. For me, the beginning is the most exciting part! One author once said that the first pages are where the author lies… Read moreI’m having a very difficult time beginning my story and I hate starting from the middle and writing the beginning later. How should I start it? I want to physically and mentally describe the four main characters and the place they are in; it’s going to be told in first person. Every time I try and write it it doesn’t sound good. So you have any tips or techniques for writer’s block in the VERY beginning?😰 thanks a ton in advance!

I’m having a very difficult time beginning my story and I hate starting from the middle and writing the beginning later. How should I start it? I want to physically and mentally describe the four main characters and the place they are in; it’s going to be told in first person. Every time I try and write it it doesn’t sound good. So you have any tips or techniques for writer’s block in the VERY beginning?😰 thanks a ton in advance!

That’s a unique problem! I’m usually great at the beginning and then fizzle out a few days later. For me, the beginning is the most exciting part! One author once said that the first pages are where the author lies… Read moreI’m having a very difficult time beginning my story and I hate starting from the middle and writing the beginning later. How should I start it? I want to physically and mentally describe the four main characters and the place they are in; it’s going to be told in first person. Every time I try and write it it doesn’t sound good. So you have any tips or techniques for writer’s block in the VERY beginning?😰 thanks a ton in advance!