Cheat Sheets for Writers Archetypes

Welcome to WriterSpark’s Cheat Sheets on the 12 archetypes. For writers, understanding archetypes is key to crafting compelling characters, driving engaging plots, and resonating with readers on a deep, subconscious level. These one-page Cheat Sheets offer the core attributes of each archetype concisely. These twelve universal archetypes form the foundation of storytelling in every genre. Whether you’re a seasoned author looking to add depth to your characters or a budding writer seeking inspiration, check out these archetypes and see how they can enhance your storytelling journey.