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So you’ve decided to write a novel and incorporate one or more emo characters into your book. But what if you know nothing about emos? This article is designed to show you how to design a character.

Emos have changed greatly from the time since the culture was first introduced to society. In fact, by the time you read this article, the style may have changed even further, so your best bet in creating the most awesome emo characters that you possible can is to check out some currently updated emo websites to see what the current trends of the style are.

There are generally two different types of emo characters, the traditionally dark dressed angsty teen and the more modern colorfully dressed up beat teen. The more traditional emo will be highly moody with possible frequent outbursts of sobbing. He or she will wear mainly black clothing and have a defining side swooping bang.

The modern emo will dress in a variety of colors and be far more outgoing and less moody. The best way to get an idea of how your emo characters should be described is to Google Image the words ‘emo styles’, and create a character out of the mix of images that are pulled up.

A great way to get a feel for how your emo characters should act is to check out a popular emo forum. There’s no better way to design a character than to know what that type of character would generally act like. As with any forum, you will encounter a wide array of personalities. Simply find someone who you think is interesting, and model your character after their personality.

To read Sunset High, a novella series involved emo characters, Go Here.

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