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Viking ZX


Author of Science-Fiction and Fantasy novels! Oh, and some fanfiction from time to time.

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Jan
29th
2024

Classic Being a Better Writer: Digging Deeper With Characters · 6:45pm January 29th

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Good news, folks! I’m almost back!

Almost. In transit, either physically, mentally, or both, but that’s still almost. Which means the return of new Being a Better Writer posts at last!

But soon. Not today. No, today we’ll be revisiting a classic post once again, this time from 2017! Titled Digging Deeper With Characters, which is pretty self explanatory.

So hit that jump, and dive in! See you soon!

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Comments ( 1 )

Good characters give you indications of how they should react while you're writing.
Great characters get out in the middle of the night and type their own paragraphs.

Writer: Ok, the character opens the door--
Character: No way. There are noises outside.
Writer: But you want to know what the noises are.
Character: No, I don't. I'll look tomorrow when the sun is out.
Writer: But it could be--
Character: Then you go out there.

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