Posts Categorized: Characters

CHARACTER BUILDING: Questions?

Hello, Dear Reader. I hope you’ve enjoyed this series on character-building. I’ve had a lot of fun talking about different types of characters and some of the things an author can do to help a character pop off the page a bit. We’ve covered back-story, getting started, heroes, and tragic figures, as well as an… Read more »

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 »