We need great characters in our books. Use these 7 useful lists to help you create a character.
Are you looking for a creative writing exercise to share with your students or your writing group? Use this infographic as a quick fix to help beginner writers create more rounded characters.
Lists are one of the most useful prompts for writers to use as a starting point. I suggest that you start with a list of five items for each list. Use each list for a different exercise.
Example: Use the ‘Dreams List’ to create a scene where the character thinks about what she still wants to achieve. Let her think about these things as she performs a mundane task.
7 Useful Lists To Help You Create A Character
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