Deep Characterization 3: Relational Style

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In the third episode in our miniseries about how to think about character and characterization, we discuss the ways that a character’s relational style impacts the structure of their lives and is shown in how they respond to the world around them.

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Questions 254: How much dialogue is too much dialogue?

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Cheyenne asks: How do I know if I have too much dialog in my fiction, and how do I fix it?

Resources mentioned:

They’re Made Out of Meat (in the anthology “Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories”)

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Questions 252: Where Credit is Due – Nonfiction

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Cheyenne asks: “When and how do I credit contributors in nonfiction?”

Resources mentioned:
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void

Questions 250: Solidarity as a Biological Drive

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Ed:
“How do you justify classifying ‘solidarity’ as a biological drive in your Deep Character series?”

Resources mentioned:
Cast Away

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