Creating Characters: Positive and Negative Traits

Check out this helpful post from the Uninspired Writers blog on creating characters with positive and negative traits

Uninspired Writers

Morning everybody! I hope you’ve all had a good week.

I am feeling very positive after a week of novel editing, in which I’ve managed to dedicate a lot of time to my story despite the fact I have been super busy in other areas.

As I have been working on my novel writing and adding depth to the story and characters today’s post seemed appropriate. It follows on nicely from a previous post in which I discuss physical traits in characters. Only today, the focus is on positive and negative traits.

No Character is Perfect
Sorry, but they’re not! Just like in day to day life, nobody is perfect, and if your characters don’t have flaws then they won’t be realistic. Think about the people you love most in your life, the good, honest people. They will still have negative traits. Negative traits aren’t necessarily bad traits, in that…

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