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Establish your character with a carefully chosen name.
Choose what your character wants and what he/she will and won’t do to reach his/her goals.
Define your character’s pessimism, optimism, and realism.
Determine how your character is viewed by others and how your character views himself or herself.
Map out your character’s “inner journey” or “character arc” in five steps.
Look into phobias and other qualities that make your character unique.
Develop some key physical features and the personal style for your character.
Delve into your character’s speaking style and unique patterns of speech.
Work with your “Escalation” section of your Part 5 activity to realize your character’s inner and outer tensions.
Prepare to get the most out of peer review of your writing.