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Character Cards

Create Trading Cards For Your Fictional Characters:

     How do you keep your characters physical traits and bios straight ? I have tried so many different ways and have found many that I like and that work for me. I have tried keeping photos and magazine cutouts in a binder located next to each character's photo. I sometimes use a pinup board and place photos next to index cards that give descriptions of each character.
     While writing my last blog post about character sketches using worksheets or templates I remembered a web-site that I stumbled upon about a year ago that had a great idea about making character trading card-like baseball trading cards. I searched the web today trying to find the site again and after a long search I found it. Lynn Viehl, a published author posted an article about creating character cards a while ago on her blog, Here .  I liked the idea then and I love it now.

     I made these really fast at the site I discovered from the pbackwriter. It was really easy and a lot of fun. You should try it.    Create your own character card

     I looked around for other sites that offer the same and found a few, but none that I like nearly as much and none that allowed me to include nearly as much detail on the card. Here is what I found.

     Have you ever considered making character cards? If you have made them or know of any other web-sited where you can easily create your own trading cards for characters, please share.


Unknown said...

What an awesome idea! I'm going to tweet this.

J.L. Campbell said...

This sounds really cool. I could try this for the novel I want to release later this year. Gonna bookmark this. Thanks!

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you Clarissa. I am so glad that I was able to reconnect with you after losing all of my blog content.

Melissa Sugar said...

Thank you J.L. Campbell. Thank you for stopping by.

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