Emmet is a character from my friend Sal’s currently untitled fantasy novel. He’s sweet, a lover of food, and he managed to throw the interviewer off a little bit, which was fun. (The art above was drawn by Sal herself.) I hope you enjoy his interview. :) Continue reading “Guest Character Interview: Emmet Tuteur”
Hey writers. I come today bearing a gift: A collection of resources to help out with character development. I’ve sorted it into categories so that you can easily find what you’re looking for (or just easily sort out what’s what), and I’ve collected here many of the posts I’ve found over the years and saved to my Pinterest boards (you can find my account here if you’d like to see some of the other articles I’ve saved on other aspects of writing, or if you’d like to see my storyboards/character boards/etc., and here are my Writing Tips: Characters and Characters: Creation boards if you’d like even more tips on character development). Continue reading “Character Development Resource Round-Up”
Anaya Morwen is a character from The Shadow Raven, one who terrorizes Detren and rivals Nissa. She’s the daughter of Sedric Morwen, owner of the majority of the king’s fleet, and thus holds far too much influence and power. Continue reading “Character Interview: Anaya Morwen”
Character backstories can sometimes be glossed over when you’re designing a character, because you get so tied up in the now, but really, the past and present of your character are far more closely linked than you might realize. You can’t just skip backstory, because it’s an integral part of who your character is now.
Past and present are interlinked in a number of places in characters, but there are three sections that I think are the most closely tied together, and those are Continue reading “Character Motivations – Connecting the Past to the Present”
Charette is an Elf from Shae-Nir, Kaloris, but she lives in the capital of the country, Cron Hatal, because she doesn’t care much for Shae-Nir’s values and she much prefers the company of humans with less of a moral code. The phrase “femme fatale” fits her rather well. Continue reading “Character Interview: Charette Audrian”