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Writers: how do you go about creating new characters?

Writers: how do you go about creating new characters? I've tried in the past, but they usually end up a combination of tired cliches and quotes from old movies. They never feel real. If I don't have a natural talent for doing this, how do I get better at it?
posted by archagon on Aug 2, 2013 - 19 answers

Help me watch teevee!

Looking for television shows I will like as much as Being Erica, Six Feet Under, and the Mindy Project. Snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by 3491again on Jun 26, 2013 - 44 answers

Books with characters who you feel like you get to know as real people

Literature distinguished by its richly drawn characters [more inside]
posted by grokfest on Jul 25, 2011 - 43 answers

Fiction writing advice for the advanced amateur.

I seem to be teetering on the edge of getting somewhere with my writing, but I'm not there yet. How can I learn to get a handle on pacing and characterization in my novels and short stories? [more inside]
posted by PhoBWanKenobi on Dec 8, 2010 - 17 answers

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