Similar characters - all my characters are similar. How do I change that?
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It's often a manifestation of your own voice which you project onto your characters, no matter if they're young or old, male or female.
One possible solution is to give each character specific roles within your story.
Another possible solution is to give each character different limitations and motivations for overcoming them.
Another possible solution is to model your characters on other personalities you know, their voice being related to those other rationalizations and particular way of viewing the world.
Another possible solution is to use other writers to write other characters.
Ultimately, your outline is your reference. It's within that where you ensure that each character is separate and distinct.
The Hero's Journey and Transformation through a New World/State is the template upon which the vast majority of successful stories and Hollywood blockbusters are based upon. Learn about this at http://www.clickok.co.uk/index4.html