Every year I do this thing, it gets harder.
I’m making NaNoWriMo my own, after freaking out about the date. Today here in Sydney it’s the 28th, with only four days to go before NaNo starts, and I find myself unready.
As usual, I am personally of two minds concerning joining up for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) again this year. But if I do write within the month challenge, I want to go in with minimal planning/mostly pantsing, and take it easy. So, below are some current resources.
Today’s character archetype is one of the twelve Jungian archetypes but also a common archetype if you have explored the Myers-Briggs or Enneagram personality types.
The explorer can be found in many of us, and makes for an interesting fictional character.
Today’s character archetype is representative of the many animal archetypes we can make use of in building a character. Many animals symbolise certain traits, roles and metaphors as soon as we think of them. The dolphin has an ancient history basis also.
This post will also preview the many other animals with similar archetypes, often as spirit or zodiac guides.
Today’s character archetype is a Jungian archetype, one of the 12 archetypes defined through myth. But it’s also commonly used in Branding today, and often referred to with a different label – that of The Magician or Visionary.
Today’s character archetype is a modern trope normally associated to the teen or child. The Brat has an interesting pedigree, and has gone from a totally negative stereotype to one which can be used as a basis or starter archetype for a heroine.
In a new series on Character Archetypes, the first entry today is A for the Alter-Ego. When I hear the word, I naturally think of the superhero genre, but alter-egos or dual identities are more common than you might think, and provide an interesting method for developing a very creative fictional character.
Day 13 in the big brother house…
Sorry, wrong unreality show. Briefly, here’s an update and my learnings –