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The Zero And The One

The Zero And The One

If you’re of a certain age, you’ve probably had a Disparaging SomeOne at school, intending to hurt, call you a Zero…

Exercises: Get to Know Your Characters

Exercises: Get to Know Your Characters

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash So you’ve found and named a protagonist, gave him a best friend, a dog, a mom, and a few other supporting characters. You’re ready to go! Except, you don’t really know your characters all that well yet. You have their hair and eye color figured out, but their personality traits are still…

Finding & Naming Characters

Finding & Naming Characters

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash Your story can have the coolest world-building and biggest ideas ever, but unless your readers love the characters you create, your writing will fall flat. We are drawn to stories because of the characters: characters we want to be, characters we fall in love with, characters we hate…but have so much fun…