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"The second most-frequent writing request, after books, is for school papers.  We respond to all such queries by refusing to help a student cheat himself (or herself) out of an education."
David Leonhardt of The Happy Guy Marketing, as quoted in Maclean's

Freelance writer logoHow to describe a character

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To download your free Character Description Cheat Sheet!

Welcome budding authors and writers. Before you begin writing a novel (or any other "story") you will have to define and describe each of your main characters, as well as many supporting characters. The strength of your story rests on the strength of your characters almost as much as on the plot itself. The story is only as compelling at the characters you create, as it is through their eyes that people will follow the plot. Yes, it's all up to you (and if you use a ghostwriter, up to her, too).

The problem is that often people find it hard to find the right adjectives, the right nouns, the right words to describe people. Real people, and fictional characters.

The shortcut to describing a character

We have designed a handy "cheat sheet" that you can use to help better organize your thoughts. This will be useful for anyone who...

  • Needs to write a screenplay or novel proposal.
  • Wants to hire a ghostwriter, but still wants control over the characters.
  • Needs a ghostwriter to do the writing, but doesn't want to pay also for character development.
  • Plans on writing a a novel, a short story, a historical manuscript or a family history.

Here is what it looks like:

how to describe people and characters

Download your Cheat Sheet here

The cheat sheet is free to download, but we do ask you to share the love. Just click "Tweet" below to share with your friends so that they will also know how to describe a person's character - then you will have access to the Character Description Cheat Sheet.

WAIT! Writing a children's book? Grab the Character Description Cheat Sheet for Children's Books

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If you are looking for a freelance writer for your next novel or biography, contact The Happy Guy Marketing for a free quote. The more details you provide, the better we can serve you:

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