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Hi hi Aunty! Hope you’re having a nice day 🖤 For NaNoMonth: I once saw a character in a work that wasn’t mine who had long, ragged laceration(?) scars covering an entire side of his face. They were mostly vertical but not straight at all, if it makes sense? Almost like the flesh hadn’t been completely torn off and been grossly stitched/put back together. I’d like my character to have the same type of scar but I was curious what could cause such an injury, if it’s not too vague? Thanks xoxo

Hey there nonny!  This is kind of a chicken-and-egg situation. Why not give your character a story – figure out what happened to them first – and then give them scars to match? I feel like that would honor your character much more than making their scars a carbon copy of someone else’s.  Scars are …

On Scars

First off, let me be clear about what I mean when I say the word scars. I’m not talking about the medical definition: rough tissue that overlies a wound as it heals over time. I’m using a broader definition of any physical evidence of a previous injury. That can be the amputated hand, the limp …

On Scars

First off, let me be clear about what I mean when I say the word scars. I’m not talking about the medical definition: rough tissue that overlies a wound as it heals over time. I’m using a broader definition of any physical evidence of a previous injury. That can be the amputated hand, the limp …