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The Psychology of Music #infographic

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Mental Illness - Writing Resource - Writers Write

Mental Illness- "Research has demonstrated that an imbalance in brain chemicals can contribute to the development of some mental disorders. It’s suspected that this chemical imbalance impedes the ability of the brain to send messages in between neurons.

Answer all these questions and you should have a fully-developed character for your audience to connect with. A strong character can carry a weak plot; but a strong plot can’t carry weak characters.

character development questions: answer all these questions and you should have a fully developed character for your audience to connect with. a strong character can carry a weak plot; but a strong plot can’t carry weak characters.

For characters

Intensity of Emotions chart - Happy, Sad, Angry, Afraid, Ashamed. Great article on the funneling of other emotions into anger.

This is sooo dark, but i could see a character like this in a book....

// A serial killer becomes a licensed psychologist and kills his victims by slowly getting them to consider suicide. This sounds like a Sherlock episode.

Or write 10 things that happen in your story that your character will never know. I'm on #4 right now.

Writing tips: If you're struggling with writing a character, write 20 things that the reader will never know about your character. These will naturally bleed into your writing and provide a richness even though you don't share the detail.