30 Days of Writing: Day Twenty Seven

Along similar lines, do appearances play a big role in your stories? Tell us about them, or if not, how you go about designing your characters.

I wouldn’t say they play a big role, but they’re featured prominently enough.

I try not to go into too much detail about every minuscule details of every single character (although admittedly, I do tend to shove it all in at once, usually on the character’s first appearance in early drafts, which I get yelled at for doing and am trying to break the habit), because I think it’s nice to have some freedom in your own mind to envision what the reader wants their version of each character to be like.


If you are interested in doing your own 30 Days of Writing, here are the questions.