Posts Tagged ‘character sketch’

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Take Charge of Your Writing

April 28, 2013
  1. Carve out time to write, even if it’s only fifteen minutes a day.
  2. Create an atmosphere for good writing habits (no laundry allowed).
  3. Be flexible. If you can’t focus on a chapter, write a character sketch instead.
  4. Observe.
  5. Read.
  6. Subscribe to a new blog.
  7. Join a critique group.
  8. Sign up for a class or a workshop.
  9. Edit your work, again.
  10. Write.
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Character Sketch 103

November 30, 2012

Tips to Know your Character

-Download a character sketch

-Interview your character

-Create questions/details not included in your character sketch and answer them (what’s their favorite ice-cream, what did they have for breakfast)

-Write a letter to your character

-Pretend you are the character and write your resume

-Pretend you are the character and write a letter to your mom

-Pretend you are the character and write a letter to your girlfriend/boyfriend

-If your character could invent something, what would it be?

-Who would your character want to meet (one living and one dead person)

-Jot details that you know but the reader might not

 

Make your character unique!