Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Characterization - One Way to Develop Characters in Your Novel

Characters - ah yes, how do writers create characters?  Often from their own experience, I'm sure. However, Erikson offers us some effective ways of looking at our creations according to their age and role in a story. Following through with reactions, actions, assumptions, and dialogue can be easier if one takes a look at Erikson's theory in the chart above.