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How Do You Make Your Characters Emerge..?

June 18, 2014
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reblog

Today’s re-blog feature is from Julie Eshbaugh on her blog Pub (lishing) Crawl… I love the title!

http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2012/05/17/revealing-character-through-details/

It is part of the art of story writing to describe our characters in such a way our readers can make up their own mental image of them. The trick is to ensure you give your reader enough description without over doing it and boring them – or worse still taking them out of the narrative.

What devices do you use for characterization?

Character Cube

This link from James Thayer is awesome for characterization points:

http://www.authormagazine.org/articles/thayer_james_2009_08_15.htm

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5 Comments

  1. Reblogged this on The BiaLog and commented:
    This is an awesome post to help bring your characters to life.

    Like

  2. Thanks for sharing my post, Mandy. I love the Character Cube!

    Like

  3. Great picture! The Character Cube pic definitely helps.

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