There's a huugggeeely popular site called '16 personalities' and 'The Myers & Briggs' which are sites that determine your personality. It's fun to take their tests and figure out what type you are! Anyways, when I started to read a fantastic book called 'Plot Versus Character: A Balanced Approach To Writing Great Fiction', I learned about 16 different types of personalities that a character could have. So today I'm going to be sharing with you 16 awesome ways of deciphering your character's true personality!
I was thinking about writing a funny scene in a book, and I thought to me-self, "Mary. What kinds of situations could a character be in to make it funny?" And I found the answer in Ninjago. Their entire movie series is hilarious, and I realized that there are so many really creative ways to get funny scenes in your book! Anyways, as I was looking through their hilarious GIFs, I realized that these were actually great ideas for situations that you could have in scenes for you book! So I'm going to tell you guys a situation, and then explain it with a GIF from Ninjago! Hopefully you find this post hilarious, because I sure had a lot of fun! *Also check out the AWESOME note at the end of this post!!
I've been thinking about humor lately, and realized that when most people (me included, I 'spose) talk about being funny, they talk about how to be funny in dialogue. It makes sense that you'd immediately think of dialogue, 'cause for your characters to be funny, they need to speak. Right? Actually, I figured out that the answer is: wrong. And today we're going to find out why!
Heyyyyy everyone! GUESS WHAT! It's 2019. Yup! Good guess everyone *throws you guys candy* ALSO WHO LIKED MY TITLE!!!!??? Today I thought, being my first post of 2019, that I could share a little bit of an overview and update about what'll happen and what has happened here at Wild Writing Dreams! So let's dance-and-frisk-and-frolic-or-whatever-you-wanna-do-right into it!
Hi guys! Today I'm going to be sharing with you some books I've read or re-read this year! They're really good, and I think you guys can learn a lot from them if you read them! (Also I realized after I had this totally 'ingenious' idea for this post, that everyone is actually doing a post like this?? But whatever! I'll just be part of the everyone group) *Don't worry there aren't any spoilers!
It doesn't matter what kind of arc your character is following, there will always be one scene in your story where your character will have a self-revelation. And I'm going to show you guys how to master this scene today!
Hello everyone! I think it's been a pretty big debate between writers when we ask ourselves; what in the world is the greatest thing that we need in our entire book? Today, I'm going to be telling you guys all about characters.
As a new blogger, I've been trying out different ways to really bring out the real me in my blog posts. The real me: crazy, quirky, and weird. On my blog? A little weird, but mostly I'm super straight to the point and no messing around. In real life I loose my train of thought, and completely take 100 different paths until I get to the point. So, I think it's 'bout time I start being myself! Annnddd, myself being a quirky person, I thought it'd be a great idea today to teach you guys how to ace all your humor in your books!
We always want one of the powerful villains that make the readers gasp or feel their heart skip a beat for a moment because of how terrifying he is! You guys want to learn how? Great! Because today, I'm going to tell you something incredibly amazing that will make your antagonist more horrifying than ever before.
Along with characters needing a fault to make them realistic, they need special traits to make them who they are. So, how can we do this? That's what I'm going to be showing you today.