Creating Characters with Heraldry

Some authors create extensive character profiles on paper at the onset of a writing project. Others build characters in their minds as they get to ‘know’ them in the story. We want the reader to truly visualize your primary characters.

One way to help build a 3-D character— might be to create a family crest for your character.

English Heritage . org has a valuable post for this project, which includes:

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Today’s Assignment: Create a crest for a ‘character’ you know.