How to Develop Realistic (Fictional) Characters

The long-nosed horned frog Megophrys nasuta isolated on whiteToday, 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.

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