personality

Rules of Personality

Posted by on Jul 21, 2011 in Character, personality | 2 comments

I recently did a guest blog post for John Brown’s website. I’d love for you to check it out here. It’s an explanation of some of the basic rules of personality, which is for writers to use in creating believable characters. The rules are part of a larger presentation I give about how writers can use a basic understanding of the rules of psychology to understand their own characters. The presentation is partially based on several years of experience working with teens who are sent to wilderness camp. These are kids who for whatever reason find themselves in a difficult place...

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