153: Characters Inspired by Real Life

Creating Characters Inspired by Real Life

From real life to written page

June 14, 2019

 


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CREATING CHARACTERS INSPIRED BY REAL LIFE

One way to find great characters is to look in the world around you. This seems relatively simple but may actually be harder than it sounds. Why? Because the key to creating vivid characters is writing them objectively and letting the reader draw their own conclusions.

What does it mean to be objective when writing about your characters? In this episode, we work through an ICL exercise to help you see the world, and the characters in it, more objectively.

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