Characterization in ProseCharacterization and character interaction are, even moreso than plot, one of the most important elements that goes into the making of a story. When it comes to a choice between caring about characters or caring about plot, most readers will lean for the former. Knowing your characters as three-dimensional people in the course of your writing will assist you in valuable ways and allow you to build them as you go along.Characterization in Prose6 years ago in Writing More Like This
How do you get to know your character? I've always likened it to becoming friends with someone you don't know very well in the beginning of your relationship with them. Spend time with them in your writing and in your thoughts, ask questions of yourself about them. A few of those questions might be:
Just WHO is your character anyway?
No one's going to care about your character unless you take the time to put details into them, the little finishing touches. Let's say I've just made a new character for the sake of this news piece. Her name is Susan Smith and she has blonde