Posts Categorized: Characters

CHARACTER BUILDING: Tips and Tricks

This character-building information is all very well, but what is an author to do when his or her characters simply won’t behave? I can’t answer this in any sort of all-inclusive way, so please, do not expect me to! However, I can give you a few tips and tricks to make your life easier. I… Read more »

CHARACTER BUILDING: Tragic Figures

I was going to post about villains today, and then I remembered that I did a post about villains last year around this time for my “V” post. I’m going to try not to repeat all the things I said… and if you’re interested in reading more about what makes a good villain, you can… Read more »

CHARACTER BUILDING: Heroes

Heroes. We love them. If you’re like me, and you prefer character-driven story lines, then the heroes are the ones you come back to read about over and over again. For me, if I can’t “root” for at least one of the characters, then the best story and all the most beautiful writing (or special… Read more »

CHARACTER BUILDING: Back Story

Happy Monday, dear Reader. I hope you had a lovely weekend. I’ve decided to post on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the weeks when it’s my turn to write a 6 Degrees of Kool Books post, and Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays on the weeks I have off. Don’t forget to pop over to DJ’s blog tomorrow… Read more »