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    Character Creation

    Easy Character Development Tips for Beginner Writers

    Developing strong, expressive characters is paramount to any good story. Just like the leaves on a tree, characters grow and change and fall. Your reader should feel they are reading about people—people with lives and feelings and doubts and fears. Creating a whole person may seem daunting, but character development doesn’t have to be. Character development may seem complex, but it can be a simple, quick, and straightforward process. However, what often happens is that writers put all their focus on the main character(s) and the rest of the characters remain stagnant. To avoid this, you can use a character development worksheet (there will be a free printable available below!),…