Tag Archives: Characters

Hair today, gone tomorrow

You know, all this cover business made me think. I was looking around for images to use for my freebie cover, while giving feedback on the cover for Howl. One of my quibbles was "Find me a guy who looks … Continue reading

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Characterization 101 – The Results

Part 3 of my little characterization exercise.
You have locked your victim into a room.
You have grilled them thoroughly.
Now what?
Now… we bring Order to the Chaos

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Characterization 101 – In the Room

Part 2 of my little characterization exercise. We have our victim cornered. Now we lay into them.

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Characterization 101 – The Start

How do you characterize a character, when they aren’t talking? How can you pin them down and find out what you need to know? Here is how I do it.

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Dumb Names

I have a few books on my shelf which I bought because I liked the premise. They are still on my shelf, but mainly to remind me never to buy a batch of books again without having read at least … Continue reading

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