Special guest Bree Despain of the Dark Divine trilogy joins us for a ‘cast on character quirks.
A character quirk, avoiding the tautological definition, is something that makes your character memorable. We talk about good quirks, bad quirks, and how to tell the difference. We also laugh a lot because it was late and we were punchy.
We also discuss ways in which stereotype-breaking quirks can be employed without delivering humor, and reasons why we might do this.
Audiobook Pick-of-the-Week: The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
Regarding That “No Spoilers” Shouting-Match: If you haven’t seen Avatar: The Last Airbender (animated) in its entirety yet, it’s possible Bree gave something away in the last two minutes of the ‘cast.
Writing Prompt: A physical attribute that in some way influences the character’s religion
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