Author Shorts Question 1: Characterization
Cool Adrian – thank you! 🙂
I’ve started a new segment where I’ve asked a variety of authors to answer a few questions that I pose. Of course, I love a twist. All answers had to be no more than two sentences. Brevity presents a greater challenge.
For me the process was delightful as well as insightful. I love that authors can express our personalities and style in so few words. Just check out the varied responses to the first question!
The first question: What is the single characteristic you try to include about every major character to help readers visualize him or her?
“Body type—It’s a gay thing.”
Daniel W. Kelly, author of Rise of the Thing Down Below
“Each character has their own mannerisms and quirks, and for me my major characters tend to develop these from the beginning of my stories. I think that…
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April 3, 2015 at 3:50 pm
I did like your answer, Jo. For me there’s one characteristic above the rest– make them real.