There are different approaches to both developing and portraying your characters. By trying these various methods, you the writer can discover more about them.
NEXT STEPS IN CHARACTERISATIONS
WAYS OF DEVELOPING CHARACTERS
TALKING ABOUT CHARACTERS
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CHARACTERS
Analysing and discussing Scott Fitzgerald’s’ portrayal of character, you will come to further develop a character of your own. You’ll also experiment with different ways of portraying character to work out what works best for you.
‘THREE HOURS BETWEEN PLANES’CAN’T STOP TALKING ABOUT CHARACTERS
RETURNING TO YOUR CHARACTERPORTRAYING YOUR CHARACTERSELF-PORTRAIT
Writing a first draft
Start to plan your short story, based on a central character. Remember the techniques and methods you have learned so far and put these into practice as you write.PLANNING YOUR STORY