The concept of good characters implies that there's a certain way that characters should be. While good for creating tutorials, it's rather problematic.
Motorcycles—icons of the open road. Whenever you see one, you can’t help but stare in awe. In celebration of this National Motorcycle Day, here are four iconic characters with motorcycles being their signature ride.
Figuring out how to write is hard, especially when you think too much about it. In this article, I will overthink narration.
I skimmed the book and could hardly recall what it was about before I picked it up again to write this article, so I don’t remember whether I noticed this particular section the first time, but the book’s introduction talks a lot about making your books contain realistic teenagers.
Unfortunately, I have not succeeded in writing a book yet – which is not the fault of this guide – but my time spent hunting through Creating Characters has left some impressions on me. Here are some sections – and the authors that wrote them – that helped me, or were at least memorable for whatever reason.