Words to Describe Your Characters: The NTs

man thinkingCPP Blog Central has posted a series on words associated with each MBTI personality type. If you’re an author, and you know your characters’ MBTI types, these articles are a great resource to generate ideas on how to describe them. Or, if you don’t know the character’s type, these lists might help you figure it out!

The NT types (Rationals) share several similar words, such as logical; driven or determined; and thought-provoking, innovative, or outside-the-box. For more specific descriptions for each type, check out each individual article:

Are there any words you would add to these lists to describe the types?

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The ENTJ Writing Personality: Confident Clarity

I love argument, I love debate. I don’t expect anyone
just to sit there and agree with me, that’s not their job.

—Margaret Thatcher

Can knowledge of personality type increase your writing success? If you’re an ENTJ, here’s how personality can affect your writing:

ENTJ writers are natural strategists, structuring their ideas before they begin writing. With their clear, coherent reasoning, they’re adept at unraveling complex material. But goal-oriented ENTJs will grow skeptical if the project seems to serve no useful purpose. Practical and efficient, they have little patience for activities or arguments they find illogical.

The ENTJ personality type is one of 16 identified by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a popular psychometric instrument used to determine how people prefer to gather information and make decisions. The initials ENTJ stand for the following: Continue reading “The ENTJ Writing Personality: Confident Clarity”