How Do You Cook Your Characters?

Cooking & Writing

As with any of the arts, I believe this quote rings true.

I’ve been mulling over the idea of how we, authors, create characters and

I’ve found that I quite like the idea of “cooking” them –

Some of us are sloppy at first and let our characters get runny as they

slip and slide across the page making a mess and needing us to clean up after them;

some characters are hard-boiled and difficult to crack

no matter what situation we put them in;

I like the slow boil when it comes to my character writing:

I mull over attributes both consciously and subconsciously while I’m writing and when I’m not…

They reveal themselves to me gradually until they bubble and pop

with personality –

and they’re done 🙂

~

How do you cook your characters?

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