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List your characters and make a note of what they're like:

  1. What do they look like?
  2. What do they sound like?
  3. What sort of a person are they?

Make sure you describe them to your reader and that you give them dialogue (things to say) that suits the sort of person they are.

Some authors give their characters descriptive names. Do you think a character called Mr Sneak would be nice or nasty?

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