To recap one of the fun projects I did in 2018, I’ve created this list of 5 videos I did with Bonnie Johnston on “How to Create Vivid, Compelling Characters.” If you like this...
Tagged: Compelling Characters
In this video, Beth interviews Bonnie about her process for character creation, including attitude and worldview as a filter for the characters experience and about the 12 character expression elements.
How to Create Vivid, Compelling Characters #4: A Pantser Talks About Characterization: In this video, Bonnie interviews Beth about her process for character creation, including goal-motivation-conflict, an “I am” statement, and a look at characterization during both pre-planning and editing.
How to Create Vivid, Compelling Characters: In this video, Beth discusses a passage from Bonnie’s work-in-progress to show how you can reveal character by letting the reader peek into the character’s thought process via interior monologue.