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Grade 6-12

How to Write a Novel, Part 2: Character Development

by Kaela E. | English and Writing

3 Lessons 43:48
  1. 1. The Big Three 12:27
  2. 2. Other Roles 8:32
  3. 3. Character Archetypes 22:49

Grade 6-12



Do you want to learn how to write a novel or short story? Do you want to better understand the characters in the stories you read? If yes, you need to learn how to write interesting, important characters that your readers will love! This is character development! Plot may be the backbone of your story, but characters are the heart! Today, we will go over the character roles and archetypes that are common in most stories, so that you can begin building character profiles for you own stories, or have a better understanding of the characters you read about in your everyday lives.


  • Archetype
  • Character
  • Create
  • Roles
  • Types


I have experience teaching various workshops to high school students, as well as working with grad school kids on understand homework. I have also facilitated leadership activities for high school students.

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