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3 Ways To Improve Your Side Characters

A writer’s attention usually falls on their hero or perhaps their villain. But too often, side characters get slapped on as an afterthought instead of being thought through and used as pillars and foundations, obstacles, and conflict generators. Here are three ways to improve your side characters.

8 Steps for Writing Believable Characters

It’s a great time to give our character writing skills the attention it deserves; people of all walks of life and identities crave representation in the stories they consume. And just as important is knowing what it takes to make your characters believable and memorable to readers.

Creating Creatures 101

As an ocean science educator, I am going to teach you how to use the guidelines that nature has already provided to create your very own fantastical creature. The first rule to remember is that organisms adapt and develop characteristics based on their environment.

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