This is the third installment of creating characters. First it was Creating Character Names which is more involved than slapping some random guy’s handle on a person. Then we talked about What to Avoid when Creating Characters. Now that you have your character ideas and names, it’s time to develop the character of the characters.
What if Batman and the Joker were exactly the same? What if Ashley Wilkes and Rhett Butler were exactly the same? it wouldn’t be very interesting. What’s the fun in two competing characters that are the same? There is no conflict, you have no idea who to choose.
When you create the protagonist and the protagonist . . . give them contrasting characteristics that are obvious to the reader even if they aren’t to the heroine or hero.
Love and Hate
To go along with Contrasting Characters you need to…
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