hogwearts: technicolorterrors: guys please send me a ✨ and tell me which character from any media…

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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

pilferingapples: marauders4evr: See, the problem with people who aren’t in wheelchairs writing about and/or drawing people who are in (manual) wheelchairs is that the people who aren’t in wheelchairs tend to think that there’s only like four movements that you… Read more

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

Writing Prompt

nightcrawlers-assistant-not-dcs: writeinspiration: Whose planner did your main character find under their bed? They found Deaths planner. And on Wednesday, it said your name right after he got pizza. “Oh crap, where did I mess up” Haha, nice idea! Thanks for… Read moreWriting Prompt

If you’re writing a story with a lot of characters, how do you introduce them all without making it feel like you’re going down a list?

legit-writing-tips: Don’t introduce them all to us at the same time, even if they’re in the same scene. And take the time to figure out which characters are most important, i.e. “secondary characters” – and which are mostly there for background… Read moreIf you’re writing a story with a lot of characters, how do you introduce them all without making it feel like you’re going down a list?

If you’re writing a story with a lot of characters, how do you introduce them all without making it feel like you’re going down a list?

legit-writing-tips: Don’t introduce them all to us at the same time, even if they’re in the same scene. And take the time to figure out which characters are most important, i.e. “secondary characters” – and which are mostly there for background… Read moreIf you’re writing a story with a lot of characters, how do you introduce them all without making it feel like you’re going down a list?

Writing Prompt

Whose planner did your main character find under their bed?

Writing Prompt

Whose planner did your main character find under their bed?

How do you create characters? Or do they come find you and tell you their stories?

I’m afraid it varies! It really depends on the situation. It feels too pragmatic to sound creative but too creative to sound pragmatic. On the creative end, sometimes the characters do come to me. But they usually aren’t presenting their stories… Read moreHow do you create characters? Or do they come find you and tell you their stories?