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Characterisation GuideCREATING ORIGINAL CHARACTERS
Welcome, one and all, to Sades first original character creation guide! I cant say Im an expert on the topic, but lately Ive noticed that people seem to get too hung up on the mary-sue/gary-stu aspect (for the sake of this guide, Im just going to say mary-sue as the female characters are more common), saying All characters are a mary-sue to some degree. Well, maybe, but in my opinion they either are or are not.
In this guide I will cover how to create and write a well developed character in original fiction however I will make mention to fanfiction, but first let me explain what a mary-sue is for anyone whos unsure
THE DREADED MARY-SUE!!!
A mary-sue is typically a very poorly designed character. They are normally female characters, the male equivalent being a Gary-stu, and usually appear in fanfiction. In my own opinion, it is very difficult to create a mary-sue for original fictio
Nine TimesI saw him nine times.
The first time we were both sitting in the room together, getting ready to take the math test that would determine our placement. I was scatterbrained and throwing things around, trying to find the pencils that I had known I would need but had still just tossed in my purse. He was lounging backwards in his chair, looking for all the world as though he didn’t have a single care in the world, including the upcoming test. It annoyed me, that I was frantic and ready to scream, while someone else could be that relaxed.
I tested out of the class.
I don’t know if he did.
The second time I saw him, it was a few months after I arrived on campus. He was the one rushing and frantic this time, running across the square. He was probably late for class, though I had no way of knowing for sure. I was already lost in my own thoughts and ideas, deciding on my major and convincing people that yes, this is what I really want to do with my life. If they weren
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