Thinking Like an Actor Helps You Create Better Characters

Thinking Like An Actor Will Help You Write Better Characters

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Want to write better characters? When it comes to creating characters, one area that I think every writer can benefits from are the tools of theater. Playwriting and acting have a lot to teach about characters and character development. I’ll have a more indepth guide to playwriting for you in the future, but today I want to dig into how an actor’s mindset can help you write better characters. While there are quite a few different methods of acting, there is generally an emphasis on knowing a character deeply and intimately to effectively embody them. There are a variety of exercises […]