This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 1
Great ideas! I do believe the physical appearance of the character is too important to leave out (I hate it when writers "leave it to the imagination." No, I want to definitively know what the character looks like!) But the "I woke up and looked in the mirror" trope gets old fast.
20 writing mistakes even native speakers make (infographic)
Educational infographic : 20 writing mistakes even native speakers make (infographic)
Five Mistakes New Writers Make (Paperback Kingdom)
(Five Mistakes New Writers Make // Paperback Kingdom) When it comes to writing, there aren’t many hard rules. It’s a creative endeavour, and there are many ways to accomplish a single goal. But the missteps below aren’t myths—they’re very real—and they’re especially prevalent in manuscripts by budding wordsmiths. Knowledge is power, so let’s break down five major mistakes newbie writers make.
Free Online Courses for Writers - a great article with many different resources for writers. Find free online programs, free tutorials, free college courses, and free offers by known writers. Links to many helpful sites.
Normally I'm not as on board with making the villain super likeable, especially when I run the risk of making the villain more likeable than the hero. But this is great advice and I shall use it.
Writers Workshop Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of "Said"
Free Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of “Said” -- Strategies for Writers Posters Black and White -- Print the poster at home or at school on or paper, or have a copy shop print a super-sized one for you.