Kurt Vonnegut on Writing Fiction: 16 rules . You choose. The most meaningful aspect of our styles, which is what we choose to write about, is utterly unlimited. (As a writer of suspense, I dispenses with but the rest are Very Good Rules to write by.
It can be surprisingly hard to pick a name for heroes and heroines.- 100 Likeable Names for Your Heroine. Includes research on people's stereotypes about women's names. Great resource for writing, and naming female characters!
Great ideas! I do believe the physical appearance of the character is too important to leave out (I hate it when writers "leave it to the imagination." No, I want to definitively know what the character looks like!) But the "I woke up and looked in the mirror" trope gets old fast.
This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 1
100 Prompts for Writing About Yourself.Writing about yourself can help develop a better understanding of how to better write personal narration from your characters and can help you discover more realistic/relatable ways of writing.
Teach Your Child to Read - AMAZING freebie to use for story maps. Perfect for Kindergarten to sketch their plans before writing! :) - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.