Great ideas! I do believe the physical appearance of the character is too important to leave out (I hate it when writers "leave it to the imagination." No, I want to definitively know what the character looks like!) But the "I woke up and looked in the mirror" trope gets old fast.
“Human-Steve, you are… you are eating, but it is not one of your ritual fueling times. Are you dying? Is everything alright? Have you not been receiving enough sustenance? Do I need to get you better things to eat?
Poor Blue! He was never a problem to be solved ... He just wasn't Red! . Lovely page spread from "Red: A Crayon's Story" by Michael Hall from Greenwillow Books / @harpercollinsch ... In case you missed one of my many many posts S and I went to Drag Queen Storytime at Central Library this weekend and I just adored the way this book was read aloud so I had to add it to the little dudes home library ... The gist of the story is that Red isn't very good at being ... Well ... Red ... His parents…
Also, men complain about being in marriages, but most of the time (because of traditional gender roles) men propose and initiate the marriage? So don't propose if you don't want marriage it isn't that hard to understand