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April 14, 2014
Questions that Help Create a Character

Before your kid starts to write, ask him these four questions about each character: "What does this character want the most? What prevents him/her from getting it? What are this character's strengths? Weaknesses?" By answering each of those questions, your kid defines the character's motive, creates conflicts, and sets up the defeat of those conflicts.

 
 

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