Characters Can Be Cantankerous

Or Not!

By Annette Rey

Often I tell writers to get information, insight, and inspiration about their characters from “real life” sources instead of just relying on their own imagination.

Here is a good site to check out.

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Motives for Your Characters

Finding Motive

By Annette Rey

So many things to incorporate in your characters, right? You can run dry inventing.

Here’s a real quick shortcut to help you to continue growing your characters in a believable way.

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Writing a Narcissistic Character

Details You Should Know

By Annette Rey

I hope it’s only a character you want to profile and that you have not been exposed to a narcissist in real life because they are highly destructive people for those around them.

Let’s look at a few points you can incorporate in your self-indulgent character.

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Easy Build of a Character

Opioid User

By Annette Rey

Opioid use and abuse is big in the news now. If you have a character in your story that is an opioid user, do you really know what the related terms are; what are the signs that you can see in a victim; what are the symptoms the victim experiences?

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Write a Profile of a Person You Know

Be Honest

By Annette Rey

When I write a profile of a person I know, I go into extreme detail. Following is an example of what I do.

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Role-play Writing

Go Deep

By Annette Rey

Looking for prompts? Looking to unlock the writing vault in your brain? Take a subject like ancient mariners. Then, research, role-play, and write.

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