Using Horoscopes for Characterisation

Using Zodiac signs for characterisation via Harmony at Story Empire.

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Hello SErs. Harmony here. Today I wanted to look at characterisation. Making my characters look, sound, and feel different has always been a challenging part of writing for me, and I’m always on the lookout for new ways to show the many personality types that make up the human species.

I don’t read horoscopes (or horror-scopes, lol) or put much credence in them, but the many star signs do give us a good pointer for personality types we can use for our fictional characters. Depending on where you look, the lists read differently, but they all hold the same core points. Here’s one example of characters related to star sign:

(I took this from https://www.horoscope.com/zodiac-signs)

The above gives you an at-a-glance run down of each characteristic per zodiac sign. If you want to click the link and check this out further, you have the ability to click on each…

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