There is no "right" way to roleplay. Whatever method you're comfortable with is the one that's right for you. There are, however, ways to insure your roleplay is good roleplay, regardless of how you go about it.
Roleplaying isn’t really a solo activity – it’s about the interactions between your character and other characters.
Last week we addressed the topic of non-roleplayers that make the move to roleplaying realms.
Sometimes roleplayers have other interests like competitive raiding or PVP.
There are a wide variety of roleplaying guilds, groups, and organizations out there in World of Warcraft.