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ProWritingAid blog provides many good hints about how to write better, with a wide variety of authors and editors providing content. Krystal N. Craiker wrote “Fantasy Characters: 4 Common Traits and Ideas on Creating Them” (August 31, 2022).

While she focused on Fantasy Characters, these traits apply to all character development.

  1. Creating Character Motivations
  2. Personality Flaws Make Characters Relatable
  3. Add Depth with Emotional Wounds and Secrets
  4. Express Their Emotions and Emotional Responses

Found out how she expands on these traits here: https://prowritingaid.com/fantasy-characters