Living in the moment – which personality type does it best?

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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?

Adding character depth with personality types

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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

Personality Profiles for Books & TV Shows

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

Survey results – Are writers introverts or extroverts?

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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?

Being an introvert – the active listener

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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

14 Truths About Being An Introvert

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

Writers – the introvert and the extrovert

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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