7 Useful Lists To Help You Create A Character

7 Useful Lists To Help You Create A Character


Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. Use these lists to help you create a character.

Are you looking for a creative writing exercise to share with your students or your writing group? Use this infographic as a quick fix to help beginner writers create more rounded characters.

Lists are one of the most useful prompts for writers to use as a starting point. I suggest that you start with a list of five items for each list. Use each list for a different exercise.

Example: Use the ‘Dreams List’ to create a scene where the character thinks about what she still wants to achieve. Let her think about these things as she performs a mundane task.

7 Useful Lists To Help You Create A Character

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Amanda Patterson by Amanda Patterson

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  1. Viv Drewa

    This is a great tool to help in creating a character. Thank you! @v@ <3

  2. Writers Write

    Thank you, Viv.

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