Character Diversity

This week we are focusing on the topic of diversity and how it applies to your writing. For this article, your panelists from the week 1 Live Characterization Discussion Panel are back to share our views with you.   What are diverse characters, and what does it mean to have diversity in your stories? DamonWakes It’s hard … More Character Diversity

Character Proactivity

We’ve all heard about characters being strong, or competent, or flawed, or multi dimensional, but there’s another important character trait to remember: proactivity. A proactive character is someone who moves the plot. Who makes decisions and then acts on them. For the sake of this article we’re going to define this process as “protagging,” a … More Character Proactivity

Characterization Discussion Panel

Welcome to the first ever NaNoPlotMo live discussion. We invite C-A-Harland, illuminara, queenofeagles, and DamonWakes to discuss their views on the creation and development of characters. This month we talk about how visual artwork can play a part in character design; making your characters distinctive, especially in a large cast; characterization in flash fiction and … More Characterization Discussion Panel