The character of your book doesn’t exist until you breathe life into them and describe them on the page. But it’s not always easy writing the character you are thinking of in your mind. This article gives 11 tips and secrets to keep in mind as you create your character through description.
The first tip is avoiding description that relies solely on physical attributes and turns into the “all-points bulletin”. You can however, strengthen physical descriptions by making details more specific. Select physical details carefully, choosing only those that create the strongest, most revealing impression.
You’ll need to to give your character a job, a hobby, a place to live, and so on, so keep in mind that a character’s immediate surroundings can provide the backdrop for the sensory and significant details that shape the description of the character himself. When describing a character’s surroundings, keep in mind that you don’t have to limit yourself to a character’s present life.
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