13.9: Quick Characterization

Your Hosts: Brandon, Mary, Dan, and Howard

How do you go about defining a character for your readers when you don’t have many words to devote to the project? What are the tricks for quickly establishing someone’s individuality within your story?

Credits: This episode was recorded by Dan Thompson, and mastered by Alex Jackson. 

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Consider the silhouette test, and then create a list of words that will let you apply it to your characters.

Brimstone, by Cherie Priest