[Originally published April 10, 2012.] - - - WRITE EVERY DAY Writing is a muscle. Smaller than a hamstring and slightly bigger than a bicep, ...
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You can describe your character's feelings in more exact terms than just "happy" or "sad." Check these lists for the exact nuance to describe your character's intensity of feelings.
Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors).
Writing character profiles is an easy way to invent characters and to come up with short story ideas or start a novel outline. Use these helpful questionnaires to begin.