How to Develop a Character: How to Develop a Character’s Personality by Isadora Felix - Usa
Mis à jour : 13 nov. 2019
You just found the holy grail of the blog articles about how to make a successful story. This is it, my friend. Congratulations. I am going to tell you here how to develop a character. You will learn to create a character that is unique and strong. You will learn how to develop a character’s personality throughout the story.
In order to create a wonderful story, this is what you need. You need to develop a character well.
Of course, it is not the only thing you need. You might want to read more about how to create a story step by step, where I talk about other important things, like inspiration and outlining. I also have an article about how to outline and it has a downloadable story outline sheet.
But now, let’s find out how to develop a character.
But first, if you prefer to watch a video about that:
The Importance of Character Development
A story can be literally about anything (don’t let the myth of the twelve-year-old orphan boy with magical powers deceive you. Or the love triangle with two different cliché creatures). However, if there is only one thing you need, this thing is to develop a character well through character planning.
Don’t believe me? Let’s think about some classics. I bet you don’t know what happens in most scenes in ‘The Catcher in the Rye‘, do you? But I definitely remember the bold main character. Or in ‘Tom Sawyer‘. Did he paint a fence or was it a wall? But you’ll never forget his courage and indiscipline, will you? What was Frodo‘s journey again in ‘The Lord of the Rings’, I mean, can you list the places he went to? Probably not (if you can, OMG, let’s be friends), but you’ll never forget how he put his pacific hobbit life aside to rid the world of the One Ring. Also, I don’t know why I like ‘Pride and Prejudice‘ that much, but I do remember Mr. Darcy very well.
You see that these stories are absolutely different, which proves that you can write about anything and be successful. And you might not even remember all the scenes very well, however, the characters are always the ones you will. You might think that the revolutionary sword you invented in your story will be the differential, but if the one that is holding it is total bland and boring, the book will be abandoned even before you can cut someone with the sword.
I hope I convinced you with this explanation. Now, I am going to tell you how to create a character in a story, how to develop a character and give you some character development ideas.
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