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Does anyone know of any books or websites that help build a fictional character?

Does anyone know of any books or websites that help build a fictional character? Topic: Template how to write a book
July 22, 2019 / By Essence
Question: I am in a writing group and our challenge is to build a story off of a character. I have the basics of my character down, her name, where she works, where she lives and her personality. However I was wondering if there were any books or websites that help to write a story on a character.
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Clare Clare | 8 days ago
How to Write a Character Sketch When you write a character sketch, you are trying to introduce the reader to someone. You want the reader to have a strong mental image of the person, to know how the person talks, to know the person's characteristic ways of doing things, to know something about the person's value system. Character sketches only give snap shots of people; therefore, you should not try to write a history of the person. http://www.engl.niu.edu/wac/char_sk.html http://www.k12.nf.ca/stjosephsallgrade/killamockingEn/charactersketch.htm http://www.franklinlakes.k12.nj.us/famsweb/curriculum/English/pMurphy/bookreports/character.html --------------------------------------... Here is a template you can use when doing your character sketches. http://www.pgtc.com/~slmiller/charactertemplate.htm
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Clare Originally Answered: How to get over the death of a fictional character? (ALLEGIANT SPOILERS!)?
I finished Allegiant this morning and I was broken into a million pieces. Before I went to bed last night, I continued reading up to the part where Tris was about to go into the Weapons Lab. I figured that would be an okay spot to stop and that I would pick it back up this morning and I'm glad I did because I would have never slept last night had I continued reading. I woke up this morning with so much hope for the ending. Tobias was getting his mother back and Peter (even though I hated his character) was getting a second chance. I thought that everything would end up well....But I had a bad feeling that it wouldn't. I had noticed early on with Roth that whenever something was mentioned in the book, she would always turn the tide and as soon as I got to the part where Tobias was saying that he had hope that they could start a new life together and everything would be alright, I knew something would happen to negate that. I had a theory as soon as I read about the memory serum that it was going to be the twist in the end and that somehow Tobias or Tris would lose their memory and then it would end with one or the other trying to get the others memory back....That was what I felt coming....But the ending was far worse than that.... I was sure that Tris would make it out and that she would be in the hospital when Tobias came back but when Cara said she was dead....I didn't see many ways out of it....It was a terrible ending to a good series and I feel your pain because I am mourning the loss of Tris and hurting for Tobias right along with you.
Clare Originally Answered: How to get over the death of a fictional character? (ALLEGIANT SPOILERS!)?
Read another book. I hated Allegiant's ending because, yeah. But find another series, like The book thief or Percy Jackson. I hated it so much, and worst of all I was in class while finishing it...You can imagine what happened there. Yeah, try a new series and get hooked/cry about that one too! It's actually really fun!
Clare Originally Answered: How to get over the death of a fictional character? (ALLEGIANT SPOILERS!)?
I know that it's strange me answering this so late, but i just wanted to say, that i finished allegiant a long while back, and stupidly re read the part or Tris' death again, and i regret it because i can't stop crying, anyway i'm just glad i'm not the only one who felt this way when reading it! It's strange, you grow so close to tris, and when she dies, it feels so real.

Bashemath Bashemath
You sound like me exactly when I wrote my first novel. It is tough. What I do, is do this on Word. Not on paper. I hate writing with pencils. try to bullet important parts of your story. outline it chapter by chapter. do not start writing the book until you are done with your outline. you need to know every event before you begin your book. Just start off with your most important character. Grab inspiration. Read books. Discover new writing styles. Make your character flawed, you want the person to relate to your readers. ignore how the outline looks. you will never reach perfection. i tried. Just Write. Sleep on it for a night or two. Gather ideas and dreams. think about your characters. imagine them. fall in love with them.
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Bashemath Originally Answered: Which good and evil fictional character do you resemble most to, what are their placements?
Bad character: Seymour. Final Fantasy X. Both resent our parents / up bringing. "Life is but a passing dream, but the death that follows is eternal." —Seymour Guado When I'm depressed, that quote makes a lot of sense to me. No matter what we do we all end up dead, LOL. I'm not really like him though, just small aspects here and there, but yeah, I find his character interesting and relatable; he's not doing what he does just for the sake of it. In his eyes it's right and it all stemmed from emotional scarring. As a villain he seems more human (albeit warped) than other run-of-the-mill antagonists. http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Seymour_Guado BQ: See above BQ1: See above BQ2: Pisces Sun, Pisces Mars, Scorpio Moon, Pisces Venus, Aquarius Mercury and Aquarius Asc. Good character: Lara croft. Both chic, independent, strong racially confused white women. And even though she's slightly self-surviving she ends up saving the day. "She was never one for diplomacy Lara. But she certainly knew how to paint the town Red." "If I had a coconut everytime some lunatic said something like that" Whoopi has spent her fair share of time around lunatics, and mother nun loves herself some bounty bars. http://laracroft.wikia.com/wiki/Lara_Croft BQ: See above. BQ1: See above. BQ3: Going by her supposed D.O.B: Aquarius Sun, Leo Moon, Aquarius Mercury, Capricorn Venus, Pisces Mars, Asc unknown. She seems like a Scorpio rising though, so mother nun will put that.
Bashemath Originally Answered: Which good and evil fictional character do you resemble most to, what are their placements?
I'm like Russia from Hetalia. He's good and bad, and had a terrible past. He tries to be nice but scares people away no matter how hard he tries. Sometimes he says bad things without meaning it and he always works alone no matter how much he hates it. He just wants a friend but nobody cares for him. He had to leave everything behind when the soviet union collapsed to save his friends and is alone once more. That is why I'm like Russia, live a lonely life, but make the best of it http://images4.fanpop.com/image/photos/17000000/Russia-hetalia-russia-E2-9D-A6-17004879-800-866.jpg

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