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Attack of the Characters That Seem Real!

The best characters seem real.
The above, my friend, is the truth. Whether it’s the funny best friend or the annoying sibling, to make a character good, they must seem real. 321 more words

Hateable Characters

I just finished reading A Map of the World. I have very mixed feelings about it. The plot didn’t seem to go anywhere. The ending was anti-climactic. 571 more words


How Real Is Too Real?

As a writer, I sometimes find it hard to find that exact right balance between real and fantasy. Because as a reader, while I want to be able to relate to the characters I’m reading about, I also want enough fantasy that I can escape from my everyday life and splash around in someone else’s world for awhile. 242 more words