Character-creation questions that actually MATTER (instead of trivia such as, "What's their favorite color?" or, "What was their high school mascot?")

Character-creation questions that actually MATTER (instead of trivia such as, "What's their favorite color?" or, "What was their high school mascot?")

Free Printables for Writing Your Novel! Great for young writers! #Homeschool #creativewriting

Free Printables for Writing Your Novel! Great for young writers! #Homeschool #creativewriting

How Well Do You Know Your Character? Includes a list of 100+ things to find out about your character

How Well Do You Know Your Character? Includes a list of 100+ things to find out about your character

This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 12 options.   Most people will show traits from multiple categories. As a writer, you may want to think about each character's primary and secondary archetypes.  As always, remember: Tools, not rules!

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This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 12 options. Most people will show traits from multiple categories. As a writer, you may want to think about each character's primary and secondary archetypes. As always, remember: Tools, not rules!

People, characters, are pretty much the reason we read any story. Your MC doesn't have to be perfect, they don't even have to be all that nice, but there is one single important thing they must do to gain the readers' admiration.

People, characters, are pretty much the reason we read any story. Your MC doesn't have to be perfect, they don't even have to be all that nice, but there is one single important thing they must do to gain the readers' admiration.

Let’s talk about character appearance.     This is an aspect of descriptive writing that I never really considered up until a few weeks ...

Let’s talk about character appearance. This is an aspect of descriptive writing that I never really considered up until a few weeks ...

Jung's 12 character archetypes - learn more about writing great characters.

Character Archetypes: Enriching your Novel's Cast

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