So much consideration seems to be set aside for exploring the differences between introverts and extroverts. Yet, perhaps a more important consideration should be set aside for exploring the differences between the 'Sensing' type and the 'Intuitive' type. Unlike introvert to extravert, which is split evenly at around 50-50, the split between Sensing to Intuitive is much wider at … Continue reading Living in the moment – which personality type does it best?
Our characters are the soul of our story. There are many routes we can take to adding flesh to our character's bare bones, but I find personality type to be a fascinating option, which can add a 'real' dimension. Whether you already have a personality type in mind, or you want to find one that fits … Continue reading Adding character depth with personality types
Some ingenious souls out there have profiled the characters from famous Books / TV Shows, and very funny it is too. Links below. I suffer a bit of an obsession with personality profiles, but given I share my personality profile with people like Carl Jung, and sit pretty close to the fence with Isabel Briggs-Myers, this is probably not … Continue reading Personality Profiles for Books & TV Shows
With the survey results in, I thought we would take a look what we found. When asked if you were introvert, extrovert, or a mix of both, a whopping 75% of you are introverts, 20% are sitting on the fence, and the remaining are extroverts. When asked if you enjoy writing, reading, blogging or all three, most … Continue reading Survey results – Are writers introverts or extroverts?
Historically, it was reported that only 25% of the population was introvert. Focus has shifted in recent years and it is now believed the proportion of introvert/ extrovert is much closer to 50%. Many people consciously or subconsciously smother introvert tendencies, particularly in western cultures where extroverts are still seen as the 'preferred' personality style. … Continue reading Being an introvert – the active listener
Below are 14 things about being an introvert that can help you understand what it means to be one (or you can experience a moment of recognition if you are, like the writer of this article, an introvert herself): 1. An introverted person can function better when working alone, than when working in a team. It’s not about being … Continue reading 14 Truths About Being An Introvert
Ah the humble introvert, often considered a lonely soul. Watching life rather than living life. As a writer and an introvert (and since I must obviously never get out) I often contemplate this type-casting, and what it means to me as a writer.When we think of writers in the stereotypical sense, we often consider them to be introverts. … Continue reading Writers – the introvert and the extrovert