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Camp Prep, Next Step

Let's put some flesh on some bones, and no I'm not talking about doing anything that requires lightning or any zombie creating radio-active goo.


Nope, I'm talking about creating characters that your reader will find engaging, realistic, and relatable. The ‘nouns’ in your writing are integral to the story and the more “fleshed” out they are, the better.

Whether your characters are human or not, you’ll want to know as much about them as possible, otherwise, they’ll come across as flat as the paper they’re printed on.

For Human characters, knowing the following things about them helps when it comes to writing them into your work: