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Character Elements that Span Various Genres
Author and technical writer Neil V. Young believes that characterization, at its core, is not based solely on whatever genre the author is writing in. When writing about...
Neil V. Young
Advice for Differentiating Characters in a Story
Writers have an obligation to make their characters unique, advises author and technical writer Neil V. Young. You want to avoid creating characters who are “cardboard...
Neil V. Young
How Your Main Character’s Traits and Motivations Drive the Story
Stories are driven by who the characters are, as well as their desires and motivations, explains writer and producer Craig Miller. He uses the example of Raiders of...
Writing Compelling and Relatable Characters for Your Target Audience
When writing a novel or screenplay, the most important element is developing interesting characters, believes writer and producer Craig Miller. He says many writers...
The Role of Archetypes in Creating Sci-Fi and Fantasy Stories That Endure
Author, writer, and producer Joel Eisenberg believes that when fantasy is done right, it’s not “so far out there.” Fantasy expresses great truths about who we are, where...
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