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Dynamic Character TutorialAs much as we all want to, not all of us are going to create lively or even memorable characters. Most characters that are created tend to be dull, overused, and possess what I call "overlapping traits", which are basically an overabundance of similarities with other characters, usually in personality. Although this guide won't teach you how to make dynamic characters per se, it WILL give you an idea of what you should think about when creating characters.
First, let's get down to brass tacksthere are some things that all character creators need to know, regardless if they're making characters for their novel, a video game, or a manga. These are a few common mistakes and things to avoid.
1. DON'T BASE YOUR CHARACTERS OFF YOUR FRIENDS!
Let's face it, our friends don't have as contrasting personalities as we would like. They share enough characteristics to give them "overlapping traits". Honestly, you can bet that if you were to have an adventure like "The Hangover" or "Hot Tub Tim
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five hour energyi suppose
last week was only an aftershock
of the earthquake you were before.
this place used to vibrate
with metal strings and melodic,
testimonies to life,
emitting coffee-scented moods
and the burn of it too.
i had memorized the
sounds of silence,
i couldn't help but relish it.
no longer had i known
the sounds of folk
and scent of mocha-
you became nothing more
than an echo of the laughter
i so desperately needed to hear again.
then the echoes got louder,
bouncing ferociously off the walls
to be made manifest
i walked into your room
expecting exactly what i found-
an unmade bed,
and an empty beer
(the one that you insisted you needed
just days ago).
i pressed my nose
into the pillow
for incense and cologne and starbucks
to penetrate my mind
and thinking fervently
i already know
what a clean sheet smells like."
how strong an aftershock can be,
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