SHORT STORY CHARACTERIZATION: 6 MORE TRICKS THAT’LL MAKE YOUR CHARACTER’S INK BLEED RED – from T.S. Junior’s blog


SHORT STORY CHARACTERIZATION: 6 MORE TRICKS THAT’LL MAKE YOUR CHARACTER’S INK BLEED RED

Here are 6 more advanced “tricks” for short story characterization

Here are the first six, which included:

  1. Combining characters who serve the same function in the story.
  2. Being careful about the timing and weight of non-central characters.
  3. Having your character be interesting in the first place.
  4. Not mistaking idiosyncrasies for character depth.
  5. How minimalism is an artistic style not a copout for weak ass characters.
  6. The reason you have to actually read literary journals.

If you haven’t read them already, read the first 6 short story characterization tricks, before moving on.

Read the rest of this post HERE.

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