Category Archives: Characterization

5 Ways to Use the Enneagram to Write Better Characters

Using personality theories to create better characters is becoming more and more common for many authors. Here is another one besides the Myers-Briggs tool to consider for crafting living, breathing characters.


The Write Path, with guest Betty Owens

Writing by the seat of your pants may keep you on the edge of your seat, but sometimes writers write themselves into corners. Other times it can be just the right method at just the right time. Here are some tips for staying on the write path.


The Write Path, with guest Betty Owens

Overcoming an Emotional Wound (Character Arc Help)

Understanding our characters emotional wounds are critical to overcoming them. Knowing what they are and how best to overcome them help you construct believable character arcs. Here are some steps on how to do just that.

Lonely man at the old foggy forest