Creating Characters – Bring them to life!
Dialogue – We give you a scenario and you let your creative juices flow.
Describing Characters – You are basically to diffuse ever description you are given.
Creating Characters – You take that character to the next level here.
What are they saying? – There is a lot of whispering going on here.
The Many Faces of Gilda – Read the scenario. Write some dialogue for the scenario, following each prompt.
Revealing Character Through Dialogue – Read what the man is thinking. Then write a dialogue between the man and his boss in which the man asks his boss for a raise.
Characters – They do this by using techniques like describing a character's physical characteristics, telling about a character's actions, thoughts or speech, and showing how other characters react to the character.
Revealing Character – Read each line of dialogue. Choose a word that describes the character speaking. Write it on the line.
Creating Characters – Write a paragraph about the character pictured below. Before you start, brainstorm by filling out the diagram.
Creating Memorable Characters – Dickens tells us many things about Scrooge by direct description in this paragraph, and throughout the rest of the short novel he demonstrates the truth of everything he has said through Scrooge's actions (indirect description).
Writing What You Know - Characters – Think of a person that you know well. Write a brief description of that person's character traits.
Conflict Reveals Character – In this story idea the conflict is between Martha and the kidnapper. How a character reacts to conflict reveals a lot about who they are.
Conflict – A good story contains conflict, some kind of struggle or problem that needs to be resolved.
Practice Creating Characters – Answer the questions below to create a character.