Creative Writing - Characters

Jim Bruce, Blues Guitar Teacher and Author

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9 Videos (1h)
    • Creative Writing: Writing For Beginners - Characters

    • Creative Writing: Writing For Beginners - Characters

    • Creative Writing - Characters - Introduction To The Course

    • Creative Writing - Character Analysis & Profiles

    • Creative Writing - The Character Arc

    • Creative Writing - Types Of Characters

    • Creative Writing - Characterization

    • Creative Writing - How To Describe Your Characters

    • Creative Writing - Introducing Your Characters


About This Class



Creative Writing For Beginners: How To Write A Novel - Characters

It is generally accepted that a novel can be split into various parts or elements, which helps to establish the different ways that we write prose in a work of fiction. These element are often referred to as the Plot, Setting, Narrative, Description, Backstory, Point of View (POV) and Writing Characters.

Even though it's the combination of all these elements, and more, that creates a great book, by far the most important ingredient is writing characters.

Creative Writing For Beginners: How To Write Characters

It's often said that the reader will not believe in your character unless you do; this is very true. He or she is your creation and it's your job to give your characters life. They need to be realistic to make the reader care for them, and also what happens to them.

This course 'Creative Writing For Beginners - Characters' will teach you the following:

  • Where to get inspiration for creating a character profile
  • What elements to include in your character profiles
  • Identify the different types of character
  • The difference between a two dimensional and three dimensional characters
  • The essential ingredients your characters need to be either liked or hated
  • How to identify conflicts and change in your hero that will drive your story forward
  • Understand the needs of the reader - what do they want from a novel?

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Jim Bruce

Blues Guitar Teacher and Author

After making a living out of playing acoustic blues guitar in Europe for many years, I became interested in teaching online about 15 years ago, and began creating lessons. In 2103 I was voted N?2 top blues guitar teacher by users of

While blues guitar remains dear to my heart, the last year I've been concentrating on novel writing, movie script writing and internet marketing. It's all about creating and being the best we can possibly be!

After years of promoting my...

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