OngoingWorlds blog

News & articles about play-by-post games, for roleplayers & writers


Adding details to secondary characters (aka NPCs)

Police chief Wiggam from the simpsons

I found this good article with advice for creating characters by Lori L. Lake, and there’s a great section about creating secondary/minor characters (in roleplay we normally call these NPCs because nobody specifically controls them). Read More


Creating Well-Rounded Characters

round characters by Øyvind Rønning

This is an extract of an article by Lori L. Lake (see the original here) which I thought was great advice, not just for writers, but for roleplayers too. Read More