7 Tips on Writing Characters with Healing Factors/Regeneration – Written By Charles Yallowitz

Thank you very much, Charles Yallowitz, for providing us with great tips on writing fantasy. I personally found your post phenomenal and I’m sure not the only one.


One power that I use a lot in War of Nytefall is the regenerative powers of the Dawn Fangs. They can heal quickly and keep fighting as long as their head and enough limbs are attached. That second part is debatable for some characters too. Parts can be reattached if pressed to the wounds as well. It means that their fights can be very bloody, but only because of how I use this power. I consider every usage to make sure it still fits, which makes me realize how healing factors might not be as easy to write about as I thought. It can fall into abuse before you know it. So, what are some things to consider?

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2 thoughts on “7 Tips on Writing Characters with Healing Factors/Regeneration – Written By Charles Yallowitz

  1. THANK YOU! I’ve thought about a lot of these points when it comes to characters with healing factors and it always makes me crazy the way it gets abused. I’m trying be very careful with Nathan and his ability to survive serious injuries. And just wait till the sequel comes, he’s REALLY going to need some help pulling himself together.

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