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Top 10 Tips to Prepare a Great Character Sketch in Fiction Writing

A character sketch makes you know your character inside-out. Suppose you are writing a story. And you have decided how the main character looks. The protagonist of your novel or story sounds jolly and extrovert initially, an introvert in the middle of the story, and a combination of both (an ambivert most probably) towards ending. All this without any strong reasons for the change in their behavioral pattern; Will the readers digest it? In my opinion, your character will not just sound unreal but also lunatic at times. It will either put that character or you out as a person with extreme mood swings! SO, WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?Don’t just skip the character formation part. The character development process is as necessary as is story development. You could create a list of flaws and strengths of each of your character and cross-check that none of them is contradictory to each other. Throughout the story, you can keep coming back to this table and check whether the character is the same as y…
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