NaNoWriMo Day 5 Characters & Intro

I’ve decided to get some inspiration for my characters, because I’m really struggling with this.

First, I wrote down all my friends’ names and their characteristics. But now I can’t even figure out what is our common interest???

The only stories that I know of that has a group of friends is The Famous Five, Secret Seven and Scooby Doo.

Famous Five: 2 boys, 2 girls, younger, and a dog.
Secret Seven: 4 boys, 3 girls, older, some are related.

Scooby Doo: 2 boys, 2 girls, older (students) and a dog.

Maybe I don’t need to have 5 characters, maybe 4 is enough?

I’ve picked random names just so I can differentiate between the characters for now – it can always change later on. (I’m so TERRIBLE with giving names to my characters).

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Sometimes I think this whole thing is a waste of time and I’ll never be able to pull it off. And then I get a crazy idea that might just work.
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Okay, so if I am going to try to write a farce I need to figure out what I am going to make absurd in the story. And it’s okay if my characters are stereotypes.

I’ve also started writing the beginning of the story. So far it’s only dialogue, I will fill in the blanks later.

I remember long ago, I also tried to write a beginning to the story. I should find my notes and see if I can use something from that as well.

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About dada4nonsense

I am a 23 year old (at heart) who loves anything nonsensical

Posted on April 6, 2018, in NaNoWriMo, Notes and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on NaNoWriMo Day 5 Characters & Intro.

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