Attempting a double backflip on the trampoline. Getting that pet llama. We all make mistakes, but writers never want to discover blunders in their writing. Some mistakes, like typos or grammar goofs, must be removed and corrected. But at Writer’s Relief, we know there...
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Harry Potter. Zélie Adebola. Sherlock Holmes. Eleanor Oliphant. Winnie-the-Pooh. What do these characters, all spanning different eras and genres, have in common? They’re some of the most beloved protagonists in literature! Why are these characters so popular with...
From classic literature to comic books, perceptive readers will notice that even the most unique characters can fit into familiar molds. The characters in short stories, graphic novels, and novels are often based on archetypes—characters who represent a universal...
Even the best story will fall flat without spot-on character development. At Writer’s Relief, we know that good characterization is vital to a short story or novel. But bringing a character to life may sometimes seem complicated—what writing techniques should you use?...
The best characters have vibrant lives that exist both on the page and off. And Writer’s Relief knows that one of the best ways to learn more about your own character’s inner life is by freewriting or brainstorming using the following topics. This Q&A-style...
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