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Characters are the most important component of any narrative. Without them, there wouldn’t be much of a story. Characterization is an essential skill to master, therefore, because characters are vital parts of any creative writing, from books and short stories, biographies and autobiographies, to poetry.
The development of a character is a very detailed process and one that requires a lot of thought. In fact, creative writers often describe it as “living with their characters,” because for some ...