The #ontheporch Page of Awesome Resources

Hi guys! I had a blast chatting with you all about Emotional Wounds on twitter at #ontheporch–thanks so much for all the great conversation!

I wanted to share some additional links that might help with better understanding a character’s backstory, the darkness in their past, and ideas on how to bring about the transformation of change.

What is An Emotional Wound?

Why is Your Character’s Wound So Important?

How To Uncover Your Character’s Emotional Wound

Understanding Character Wounds: A List of Common Themes

How Your Hero’s Past Pain Determines His Character Flaws

Make Your Character Complex by Choosing The Right Flaws

Teaching Jaded Characters to Trust Again

How to Show Your Character’s Vulnerable Side

How Pressure Points Reveal True Character

How Character Attributes and Flaws Work Against Each Other In Character Arc

Why Characters Resist Change

The Emotional Wound Thesaurus (samples)

For the full Wound Thesaurus, and further tutorials on wounds, visit One Stop for Writers.

Last thing: you guys have a very special community and I love seeing all the support and encouragement. Keep up the great work, and be proud of what you’re building. 🙂

Note to anyone else who discovers this page…do check out #ontheporch at Twitter. It’s a great group. 😉

Happy Writing!

Angela

 

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