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Anything pertaining to developing the details associated with characters in your writing.

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Some subjective examples in accordance with the definitions below: 1-dimensional: Katniss Everdeen. Harry Potter. 2-dimensional: I'm at a loss here, although I very much like Lauren's definition. …
answered Apr 3 '16 by Filip
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I think there's no way you can "overdevelop" a character. (This is different from "page time", mind you -- you may have a very well-developed character that hardly shows up in your finished story.) Th …
answered Jun 16 '17 by Filip
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According to the wiktionary, a "name" is "any nounal word or phrase which indicates a particular person, place, class, or thing." Implications: "The Dark Lord" is a fully valid name. There is no r …
answered Apr 24 '16 by Filip
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In addition to what's answer, I'd like to share some of my experiences with character development. what is right: There is an abundcance of books and practical guides to character development. However …
answered May 27 '15 by Filip
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I'm currently developing a minor character that will appear as the "shadow" (Hero's Journey slang for an antagonist that has the potential to destroy the hero) of two other characters. In the eyes of …
asked Jun 23 '17 by Filip
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Some definitions: The Oxford dictionary [link here] lists four meanings for the noun „act“. These are: „A thing done; a deed“; „A pretence“; „A written law passed by Parliament, Congress, etc.“; and „ …
answered Aug 2 '17 by Filip
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I noticed that mails from different friends of mine vary mainly in three aspects, two of which are related to structure: One: Length of mails. Scientists tend to write mails of about two or three sen …
answered Dec 25 '15 by Filip
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I had a similar problem with my current novel project. The first draft was quite horrible, exactly due to the fact that my characters felt like stereotypes cut and pasted from my literature research. …
answered Jul 8 '16 by Filip
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I believe there is no "recipe" with which to cook up three-dimensional characters. However, since "good" characters - realistic, believable, full of faults, contradictions, anxieties and passions - ar …
answered Mar 17 '15 by Filip
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To me, your question sounds, as if you have trouble showing the gradual development of your character. A good discussion of how to provide well-rounded characters arcs is provided, for example, in …
answered Apr 12 '16 by Filip
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Synthesising the ideas above, you could consider leaving the framework of a strict dialogue for this kind of scene. Instead of merely fleshing out the dialogue with "stage action" as suggested by Laur …
answered Feb 9 '16 by Filip