Character Roles and Archetypes in Fiction

Hi everyone. Previously we have spoken about the development of characters, but we have not yet spoken about the character roles and archetypes that you may find. I will begin with the more familiar; character roles. It is generally accepted to be seven character roles in a narrative: The Protagonist This is the main character ofContinue reading “Character Roles and Archetypes in Fiction”

Getting into the Mood

Often confused, but quite different, both mood and tone are important tools in an author’s arsenal. They provide a platform from which a writer can evoke an emotional response from the reader.  What is the difference between mood and tone? The tone is not aimed at the reader but is instead the narrator’s attitude toContinue reading “Getting into the Mood”

Character Development in Novels

Welcome back. So far we have journeyed through the joys of world-building and plotting and continued with the creation of magic systems. Today, I will discuss one of my favorite parts of writing, creating characters and character development.  Think about your favorite books. What is it that drew you to them and cemented them inContinue reading “Character Development in Novels”