Everyone is a writer. Every writer has their own process when beginning a story.
This week in my elementary school writing class at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, we worked on getting to know our characters better.
A huge part of developing a character and then the plot is finding out what a character fears. Here’s what some of my talented writers came up with:
It’s hard to put a character that we love in tough situations, but that is exactly what keeps a reader on the edge of their seat! Also it keeps the writer interested in creating. We want readers to worry and cheer for their favorite character. So this is when the writer throws a character into their worst fear:
So whether you are a new writer or an experienced one, get to know your character like you know yourself, then throw them into the fire and see what happens!