Advice and Warnings About Overpowered Characters in Novels

Overpowered Characters In Novels

Beware of overpowered characters In NOvels Authors have to resist the impulse to make their characters too powerful. If the character is made too powerful, that character will also need to have a weakness as well. Having a character that is too powerful without any weaknesses can ruin a story. Because of this, you should…

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Create great sentences in stories by adding variety and details

Great Sentences in Stories

Great Sentences in Stories While you might not be an author, you are a writer, no matter what you might think. That doesn’t mean you are a great writer, however. The following are a few guidelines that are necessary to create great sentences in stories. Let’s skip the basics, such as including periods and capital…

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90 positive and negative character names

Character Names

Character Names Many students get stuck on character names. They might spend more time trying to figure out a name for a character than they do in actually starting to write the story. Names are important, but there are many ways to make finding great names for your characters easier.   Impact of Character Names…

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Innovative Literacy - Teach students to create tension and suspense when writing

Create Tension and Suspense

Create Tension and Suspense Readers today have a lot of options when it comes to novels. This means you need to keep your audience on the edge of their seats. You can’t afford to lose them or they might move on to the next novel. One way of keeping their attention is to create tension…

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Innovative Literacy - Call to Adventure - Steps of the Hero's Journey - How to Write a Novel Using Character Archetypes

Call to Adventure – Steps of the Hero’s Journey

Call to Adventure – Steps of the Hero’s Journey Students have read, heard, or watched many stories in their lifetimes. These stories share similar characteristics and as such can be used to create a scaffold for students to use when creating their novels. The Call to Adventure – Steps of the Hero’s Journey is based…

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