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Tuesday Tiny Writing Tip #46 - Developing Minor Characters

Your MC (main character) has dreams. That’s good.

They are motivated to make those dreams a reality. That’s great.

But what about 182 more words

Writing Tips & Prompts

Zero Population Subplots

I have a new story peeve that goes hand-in-hand with my gripe about characters who refuse to stay dead. And that is . . . 351 more words


Tops| 5 Forgotten Characters

When you think of harry potter the usual Trio comes into your head -Harry , Ron and Hermione. Then following comes the main cast that everyone loves and who make the story as well. 312 more words

Creating Memorable Characters

It’s hard to overstate the importance of strong characters in a narrative. Think of all of the characters from fiction that you never forgot (Scarlett O’Hara-Gone With the Wind, Sherlock Holmes, Robin Hood, King Arthur, Dorothy-Wizard of Oz). 490 more words

Make your Minor Characters Memorable

I received this critique the past week in regards to four minor characters in my novel. “A lot of new characters have been introduced and they all run together in my mind. 254 more words

Kettle of Fish

When you hear of a book called ‘Minor Characters’ which has won the National Critics Books Circle Award, you know you want to read it. 457 more words


Majoring on Minors

We must certainly be in a novel;
What I like about this novelist
is that he takes such trouble
about his minor characters.

–G. K. Chesterton

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