Category Archives: Memorable Characters

Best of 2016 – Part 2

If you’ve read my Best of 2016 post, you’ll know I promised a post where I highlighted books according to various memorable features.  Well, this has turned out to be Part 1 of that list.  Which actually makes it Part … Continue reading

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Something To Which I Aspire…

Have you ever wondered how an author would describe you if you were a character in a book?  I’m not sure it would be entirely flattering in my case, but today I found a description I dearly wish was true … Continue reading

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Character Painting

Seriously, if you want some great examples of how to capture the essence of a minor character in a few sentences, read Thomas Locke’s Emissary. Here’s another one I posted recently. Now, picture this if you will: “The older man … Continue reading

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Memorable Characters

I don’t know about you, but I find it pretty boring when an author introduces a character by simply describing what they look like (or by relating their life’s story).  But I love it when an author captures the essence … Continue reading

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