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General Discussion and News => Writing Advice => Topic started by: Whisperingwind on October 29, 2016, 02:21:20 PM

Title: Know Your Characters
Post by: Whisperingwind on October 29, 2016, 02:21:20 PM
                                    Narrative Hook
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                               Character Information
Protagonist          Antagonist
Main Goal            Main Goal
Main Motive         Main Motive
          Their Main Conflict

                           Crisis or turning point.
Who will change for better or worse or remain the same.

                               Frames of Mind
Protagonist         Antagonist
Optimistic           Pessimistic

                                   Background
                       Protagonist and Antagonist
Before the story opens
Revealed during the story

                               Supporting Characters
Protagonist     Antagonist
Main               Main
Major              Major
Minor              Minor
Mentioned       Mentioned

                      Story develops and unfolds
Location
Season
Setting

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Title: Re: Know Your Characters
Post by: tracy18 on September 28, 2017, 05:11:36 AM
This is good...very helpful in clearly defining characters and their behaviors. I would keep these questions in mind and would note it down in flashcards  (http://www.cram.com/)while writing new characters.
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