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Inkhorn

  • Inkhorn started the topic Emotions in the forum Characters 1 hour, 15 minutes ago

    My MC, Cahira, discovers a secret after deliberately searching for it. She knows that she have never seen this and realizes that her life could be in jeopardy because of what she now knows. Cahira decides to tell no one of what she has done and becomes very emotional and suspicious. She has mood swings going from angry to desperate. She becomes…[Read more]

  • @emma-walker

    For most of my characters, I look up names that defined them or some of their major traits.

    My MC: Cahira:

    Gaelic origin

    Meaning: Warrior

    Khalon:

    American-English origin

    Meaning: Strong Warrior

    Conroy:

    Irish-Gaelic origin

    Meaning (there are several, but this is the one I’m going for): wise advisor or counsel

    The best word t…[Read more]

  • Hmmm…it was a little hard following your idea, but when I understood what you said, I have one thing to say, “WHY?!” Though I do understand (breaks my heart to say so, “Don’t hate me for this Aydin!”), I have thought of having Cahira (MC) make the ultimate sacrifice to really rub her character arc in the reader’s face (nothing’s final though, ju…[Read more]

  • Oh, the action just started to ramp up.

    KHALON

    Self pity filled Khalon as he contemplated his predicament. He shook himself. Self pity is not one of your options getting out of this situation. Get a grip!

    Khalon pounded his head and finally became aware of the chaos that was about to unfold. Tall Girl was beating up ghost man while Sleeping…[Read more]

  • KHALON

    Khalon was beginning to relax. He was still alive and the other people had not made any moves to hurt him. Perhaps, this would be like a wacky vacation. At least he got a break from Cahira.

    Out of the corner of his eye, Khalon saw ghost guy step out from the shadows. He strutted to the tall girl. The man watched the girl and the boy who…[Read more]

  • @caladris

    XD I was in a bored spell when I began reading the character castle. As for Khalon’s backstory, well it is woefully underdeveloped. All I know is that it’s not tragic, all of his family is alive, he’s an only child, and his parents are great. I might change some of those though.

    @denali-christianson

    Here goes!

    KHALON

    A girl walke…[Read more]

  • KHALON

    Khalon studied the people around him. Asses the situation. Okay so, dramatic girl was dangerous; don’t try to annoy her. Then there was that guy she was giggling at. He also looked dangerous. Maybe it was the mask or maybe it was that song he was singing, either way do not get on his bad side.

    Khalon sighed. Two dangerous people in one r…[Read more]

  • Inkhorn replied to the topic Character Castle 2.0 in the forum Fantasy Writers 4 days ago

    @denali-christianson
    This should be fun. *rubs hands together in anticipation*

    KHALON

    A girl that reminded him of the lions Khalon’s mother had told him about in her stories approached him. Her every move was deliberate. She was dangerous.
    “Yes, I do. You’re in a hellhole of an evil omniscient castle, stuck here with the rest of us. Welco…[Read more]

  • @rose-colored-fancy

    *is slightly overwhelmed but totally delighted with the hugs*
    I tend to root for the people who are rule followers and enforcers and who also try to keep everyone from making questionable decisions (I’m totally not one of those people) so that’s why Gavril is one of my favorites. From what I read, I think you did a great job…[Read more]

  • @denali-christianson

    *recovers from hug and returns it, joins you in a happy dance which consists of lots of hopping and waving arms (I shouldn’t have stopped those ballet lessons)*
    @rose-colored-fancy

    Well my favorite characters are Gavril, I found him relatable, Acyn, he was hilarious, and Allen Ziess (I think that was his name).
    And h…[Read more]

  • @rose-colored-fancy

    Thank you! I’ve read through all 117 pages a little while ago (as in a few months ago 😅) and found the entire concept of a character castle very much intriguing. So here’s my character:

    Name: Khalon (I’m not sure of the exact pronunciation; I usually pronounce it as Cologne only fancier XD)

    Age: somewhere between 17-19…[Read more]

  • Would it be fine if I joined? I have a character who is in major need of development.

  • Inkhorn replied to the topic Hello everyone! in the forum Introduce Yourself 6 days, 1 hour ago

    @erynne

    For my WIP, I have just reached the part where Cahira, my main character, has just started her character arc. It’s fun writing her as a guilt-stricken, arrogant, spoiled, fearful girl. I am waiting eagerly for when she’s introduced to the real world and realizes that people’s normal conversations don’t revolve around complimenting her. XD

     

  • @storysmith

    What things do you consider when you’re worldbuilding and to what degree do you base your world off of the real world?

  • @storysmith

    That’s cool you’re using poetry to make songs. I might have to try that.
    I look to Lord of the Rings as an example for my book because of the amount of worldbuilding that went into it, and the way Tolkien incorporates his beliefs without having an explicit “God-figure.”

  • I have not done a MBTI test, but I think I would qualify as a ISTP.

    My WIP is about a girl who is forced to face the truth about who her father is and what he has done. She must decide whether to support her father and get back the “perfect” life or support the people who had pushed her to see the truth about her “perfect” world.

    I would give yo…[Read more]

  • Hi! I first discovered this site a few years ago and have finally joined the forum.
    I am a violinist and pianist though I prefer the violin. I have always loved reading books and have recently become interested in writing. I write poetry and fantasy books.
    My favorite books are Lord of the Rings (not a huge surprise I’m sure), the Narnia C…[Read more]

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