Author Shorts Question 1: Characterization

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Cool Adrian – thank you! 🙂

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author shorts2I’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?

Daniel W Kelly photo Author Daniel W. Kelly

“Body type—It’s a gay thing.”

Daniel W. Kelly, author of Rise of the Thing Down Below

Site: www.danielwkelly.com

Author Jo Robinson

“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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One thought on “Author Shorts Question 1: Characterization

    danniehill said:
    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.

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