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I am writing my first book, and i just cant describe my characters w/o describing them too much at a time in the book where i should be talking about something else, but i need to have a picture of the characters in my head but i cannot bring my self to take up a whole paragraph describing what they look like when introduced to the story how should i place my descriptions in my book w/o boring myself and others who read it?

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Hello Lee,

No, you should not take up whole paragraphs describing your characters. Describe them during their action.  Such as:  "His tall, lean frame filled the doorway."  "She tossed her mane of red hair, her freckles glowing softly in the sunlight."

Try this ... see if it works for you.  Also, may I suggest that you use correct sentence structure and punctuation when writing to others?  It just looks much better and shows respect.  When you are writing creatively it does not matter until your rewrites.  If you need a course in English grammar I'm sure you can find one at a college or in adult education.
Happy writing,
Dorothy  

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Dorothy K Morris

Expertise

I can answer questions about writing fiction, creating characters and re-writing. I cannot answer homework questions.

Experience

I am a published author of nine novels in The Mockingbird Hill Series.

Organizations
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, NSDAR

Publications
NOVELS in the MOCKINGBIRD HILL SERIES: SECRET SINS OF THE MOTHERS, COYOTES OF CREEK CROSSING, THE EIGHTH EVIL, THE TIME IN BETWEEN, DIRTY RICE, TALLY'S NOOK, FROM THE FAR PLACES, NATURE OF THE BEAST, (THE RANKS OF THE INSANE (to come out summer 2016))

Education/Credentials
Studied writing at at American University in DC

Awards and Honors
Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in The World, Who's Who in America.

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