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Creating Characters — 5 Mistakes Beginner Writers Make

Flush out your characters thoroughly so you would recognize them on the street

Photo by Yasin Yusuf on Unsplash

I have compiled a list of mistakes beginner writers make when creating characters. Remember, you are creating real people.

“When writing a novel, a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.” Ernest Hemingway

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Geri Spieler

Geri Spieler

Master researcher, journalist, former Gartner analyst, non-fiction author, chicken wrangler, and Silicon Valley denizen. Reach me at gspieler@gmail.com