Good points here!
Here are some top mistakes writers make when creating characters for fiction:
- Characters aren’t believable.
- Stereotypical characters.
- Too realistic.
- Not developed enough.
- Etc etc etc…
Why didn’t I finish that list?
That seems pretty lazy of me not to bother finishing the list. But the truth is that you can find a full breakdown of common character creation mistakes using a web search or writer’s self-help book. Where do you think I found those in the first place?
Perhaps I’ll write a full post about it later, but now I’m saying something I consider to be more important. Once you have all of the above under control, there’s still one crucial mistake you can make without even realising it.
Character diversity: the unexpected pitfall
This looks obvious at first glance. Of course you need to have diverse characters. If each person in your novel or short story had the same…
View original post 546 more words