Tags: creating characters, reading, writing
Creating Characters that Matter: What Makes a Good Character?
Creating characters that matter: what makes a good character? This is somewhat a difficult question to ask ourselves as authors, because we create the people in our stories, so we love them all, like children or paintings we’ve made. There are no bad story people as far as the author is concerned. But creating characters that matter and placing them on the page for a reader is the most important thing we do. Stories are about characters. They are the vehicle that people identify with and want to spend time with. So what makes a good one and how can