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Characters

Your characters, their problems, and their motives are the fuel that feeds your plot.

Antihero in The Devil She Knows star
The Devil She Knows by Bill Loehfelm is a fast-paced, absorbing crime thriller, and a lot of fun to read. But more than that, it will teach you how to write a good antihero.

Beware the Mary Sue Character star
The Mary Sue character reads like a too-perfect version of the author. With no faults, she has no depth or complexity, and therefore no story worth caring about. She drags down the strongest plot, but if you know her characteristics, you can transform her into someone real on the rewrite.

Describe a Character Struggling Back from Defeat star
Here is a text writing prompt for you. Describe a character struggling back from defeat. You never know who has the right stuff to overcome adversity.

Hook The Readers Through Character Emotion star
If you are writing a novel that feels flat and boring, you will need to rewrite to go deeper into what is at stake for your viewpoint character. The stronger his emotion, the more interesting the story. We readers can all relate to needing something.

What is a Character Biography? star
Your character biography is a collection of traits and information that helps you develop a complex feel for your character. Think of your character biography as a file into which you can uninhibitedly cram anything you think has a bearing on your character.

What is an Antihero? star
What is an antihero and why do fiction readers love him? From Satan in Paradise Lost to Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry, the antihero walks the line between good and evil. He or she is a fascinating, unpredictable character.

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