Today, I thought it would be fun to talk about what makes a fictional character believable. It’s easy to describe what a character looks like and give her/him/it a cool name. But how do you make your readers care about what happens to that character? What’s the secret to bringing your characters to life?
Okay, so it’s not necromancy. Sorry.
by Jennifer Greenwood
Caranthe struggled around the edge of the ballroom floor. There was a narrow winding gap between the ebb and flow of dancers and those standing watching at the side of the room. Continue reading
“I think we’re lost.”
Ripley looked up from her charts. “What are you talking about?”
Jill gestured at the ship’s viewscreen. “This doesn’t look like the right place.” Continue reading
My parents were right about you.
With a sigh, I press the ball of pastry dough onto the floured countertop and begin rolling it flat. Continue reading
The hunter is here. His soapy scent lingers in the air, cutting through the earthy aromas I’ve become so used to. I scurry across the ruins, keeping to the shadows, refusing to look behind me. His smell tells me he’s getting close. I don’t have much time. Continue reading
Good morning, my lovely readers! If you’ve been keeping track, you’ll know that today is the day I reveal the ultra-secret project I’ve been working on. Continue reading