Everybody remembers Atticus Finch from To Kill A Mockingbird.
He was a well-rounded character with an established background. His attitudes, morals, and ethics were clear. His emotions, motivations, and reactions were measured by his occupation and his family. His body language, mannerisms, and manners reinforced his character. He was consistent. We cared deeply for him.
These are the 12 crucial things you need to consider when you create a character’s personality. Use them as a checklist for creating your characters.
- Body language
© Amanda Patterson
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