How do you cite a fictional character?

A more-proper method is to mention the character-name in quotes, the work (or series and episode), and the author.

Do you put character names in quotes?

Style the name of a fictional character just as you would the name of a person: capitalize the initial letter of each name. Do not put a fictional name in italics or in quotation marks: In an interview, the writer Stephen King said that one of his favorite books features a character named Margaret Ridpath.

How do you shorten citations?

Short form information should include the author’s last name, a shortened version of the title (if longer than four words), and any other directing information, such as page numbers. If you cite the same source consecutively multiple times, remember to use “Ibid”.

Is Ibid still used in APA?

No. APA never uses ibid. Instead, give each citation using author names as usual. To learn about how APA uses Latin abbreviations in the APA official blog.

What does Ibid mean in citations?

in the same place