What helps to bring characters to life? Dialogue!
The animated video above features a TED-Ed lesson called “Three Anti-Social Skills to Improve Your Writing.” Educator Nadia Kalman prescribes the following skills:
(2) Treat fake people (a.k.a. your characters) as though they were real human beings.
(3) Mutter to yourself.
This is our seventeenth NaNoWriMo Tip of the Day. To help GalleyCat readers take on the challenge of writing a draft for a 50,000-word novel in 30 days, we will be offering advice throughout the entire month.