Short Story Characterization: 6 MORE Tricks That’ll Make Your Character’s Ink Bleed Red

If the character’s epiphany is relateable, if it hits on some larger Truth the reader recognizes for the first time, about themselves and/or the world at large, then you’ve written a great short story.

Short Story Characterization: 6 Tricks That’ll Make Your Character’s Ink Bleed Red

“Tricks” is really a euphemism for the advanced mystic-level writing advice you’re about to get. I (l)earned them through blood, sweat, and crippling mental anguish. Here’s my resume: