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mark211What makes a fully rounded character?2016-06-05 01:44:16
mark211In last week's discussion, Ironspider, Rik Tornello and myself considered the question of names - of places and characters, in SFF stories. So this week, I thought it would be interesting to go beyond the name and look into character. 2016-06-05 01:45:58
mark211What features do you make for a fully-rounded and believable character? Conversely, what makes some characters appear superficial and 2-dimensional in other stories? Can you think of any well-known examples of strongly drawn, characters? Be sure to let us know below. 2016-06-05 01:47:47
mark211[Typo:] What features do you *think* make for a fully-rounded and believable character?2016-06-05 01:48:19
r.tornellomore calories in than out?2016-06-05 09:42:57
micheledutcherSometimes there are limits on how well a character is developed because of the genre itself. For instance - it is very difficult to come to care for a character in 1000 words or less. It is possible, but I've only come to care about characters in flash fiction a handful of times if that. Lack of depth of course would be John Carter, hero of Mars. I'll need to think about who epitomizes depth of character. 2016-06-06 10:14:21

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