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Welcome to my story blog. I will post one new story here every day. You are welcome to comment on any or all of them. Enjoy!
                   --Lee Pound

Building a Character

How a story about a cat innlustrates how to build characters in your […]

Five Ways to Create Great Characters


There are a lot of ways to create characters but here are five of my favorites.

1. Make sure they want something badly.

2. Make them interesting, not necessarily likeable.

3. Show them in important actions hwere they make a difference.

4. Put them into a situation they must deal with.

5. Give them obstacles to overcome.