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To write a GOOD character description you could try some of the following techniques in your writing. Adjectives to describe. Use adjectives to describe the physical details of a character. His scaly, wrinkled nose sniffed the air. Nouns to fit the personality of the character.

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To write a GOOD character description you could try some of the following techniques in your writing.

adjectives to describe
Adjectives to describe
  • Use adjectives to describe the physical details of a character.
  • His scaly, wrinkled nose sniffed the air.
nouns to fit the personality of the character
Nouns to fit the personality of the character
  • Clothes, particularly need to match the personality of the character.
  • Scruffy, torn trousers
interesting adjectives
Interesting adjectives
  • Makes the writing better with imaginative words.
  • Leathery,crinkled
negative description
Negative description
  • Detailing what is not there is an effective way of making a reader aware of what a character may lack.
  • He had no jacket, no shoes, no umbrella and no sense.
stream of consciousness
Stream of consciousness
  • What someone is thinking. Saying things that are in a character’s head aloud.
  • I’ve got to decide…. but I can’t….. what shall I do?
movement
Movement
  • The way a character moves gives much away about their personality or feelings.
  • Shoulders hunched, feet dragging he shuffled towards the darkened windows of home.
metaphor
Metaphor
  • States something IS something else.
  • Saucepan eyes glared at him.
simile
Simile
  • Uses comparison to add description
  • His knees shook like twanged guitar strings.
unusual feature
Unusual feature
  • A limp or scar can tell a story behind a character.
  • Across his hand lay a jagged scar.