Side by Side - Your CharactersSometimes the best place to learn more about your characters is from your characters themselves. It is important, however, to make sure you have a concrete launching point before you do this. You cant just say create a character with brown hair and call him Bob and expect this method to work.Side by Side - Your Characters6 years ago in Writing More Like This
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to jump into one of your story projects and hold a conversation with a character other than your main character. It does not have to be in good proper form, it just has to be a conversation that helps you grasp the character better.
Example: Thief of the Crown - Me vs. Topper
A: Excuse me, I'm looking for a book.
T: How hard are you trying? I am assuming you have at least discovered you're in a library?
A: Uh, yes, I was aware of that. I'm looking for a specific book, actually. I was told to come ask you about where to find it.
T: I do not work in the library. I am a scholar.
A: Well, I was not told what you do for