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As a writer, creating characters is probably the most important thing you do. Get it wrong, and the story will be wrong no matter how well plotted. Here are 25 things to know. *

I feel as if I, or someone I know, wrote these 25 things! "As a writer, creating characters is probably the most important thing you do. Get it wrong, and the story will be wrong no matter how well plotted. Here are 25 things to know.

The twelve character archetypes

The Twelve Character Archetypes. One character does not have to be a single archetype. They change throughout the story. Anna is the hero, Gavin is the revolutionary, Tamasa is the innocent.

9 Surprising Reasons You Need 20 Characters to Start a Book If you think you…

If you think you have nothing to write about in your novel’s first chapter, think again: you have 20 people to introduce, and fast! Harry Potter and The Hunger Games each introduce 19 characters in their first chapter, and Twilight introduces a whopping

Ignoring the *ahem* interesting background pic, this is a nice diagram. Still, want to be careful not to get too locked into a set structure.

How to Create an Epic Character for your novel: this infographic lays out nine foundation blocks to help you get to know your character on an entirely new level. Make sure to check out the workbook by clicking the pin if you want to delve into your character development in more detail! // Something Delicious

How to Create an Epic Character for your novel: this infographic lays out nine foundation blocks to help you get to know your character on an entirely new level. Make sure to check out the workbook by clicking the pin if you want to delve into your charac

My personal favorite: have them die in a necessary danger that was created by the protagonist to eventually bring down the antagonist

Make the book sum up. And then on the last page kill the most lovable character by the main protagonist and the protagonist likes it. How to make a characters death sadder