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Know Your Character’s Language

February 10, 2017 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

If a character comes from a country different from yours or different from that of your other characters, make sure that he uses words and phrases peculiar to his country and not to yours.

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Variety in Character Voices

March 15, 2012 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Speech and thought patterns should differ from character to character. Learn tips for differentiating character voices.

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Character Voices Shouldn’t Sound Like Yours

September 15, 2011 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Characters should use words specific to their backgrounds and histories, and not sound like the author who created them. Explore the importance of word choice for characters.

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