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Character Development - What's your method?

     I was thinking a lot about character development the past few days, and how many different ways there are to develop your character. For me, I think dialogue is a great way, as a lot can be gleaned from them in this method. I also prefer to write in first person, as it lets you see the characters thoughts, and it really helps character development a ton.

     Most of the characters I actually create end up developing themselves and taking on their own kind of personalities, without much help sometimes. Once I give them a look, name, and basic concepts and ideas of where they are going, they generally begin to write themselves! It makes it a lot easier that way.

     What are some of the ways you guys develop your characters?

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Re: Character Development - What's your method?

Well different ways. The Grill worked surprisingly well its a page back I think. Some times the character takes her own path I simply follow. I like to see how my characters react to questions or say ... bad days. And tis how my character grow. Unless they are stuck in my head then thats another ball O wax.....
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