10 Tips for Writing Children and a Descriptive List
Super advice! The linked articles offers great insight into the genre.
By Sharla Rae
Writing children into our stories can be both fun and dramatic, especially when using them as foils for our main characters. But if it’s been a few years since you’ve interacted with them personally, it’s easy to become out of touch with their world.
You’ll find a few references to teens in my list of descriptions at the end of this blog, but my main focus today is on younger children. I did, however, come across an excellent blog by John Green and Veronica Roth called The 8 Habits of Highly successful Young Adult Fiction Authors.They have excellent ideas for portraying teens so be sure to take a look.
10 Tips For Writing Children Characters:
The number one rule is when writing children can be said of any character: don’t fall into the caricature trap.
Children should be as interesting as the other characters in a…
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