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Character Profile: Wulfweard, the head cook

Role: Supporting

Story Series: The Valley of Magic

Is it strange that I am more interested in my supporting cast rather than my protagonists? Of course, there isn’t a lot of space in the text of the book to develop these characters fully, so there is are many ideas in my head about their backgrounds that might not make it into the book. 362 more words


Secondary Characters and Why You Need Them

One of the most common issues with supporting characters occurs when the writer simply forgets to include them. This means that the main character spends a lot of time wandering around alone. 678 more words


About This Blog

This blog will highlight female characters in fiction who are powerhouses in their story lines. I will focus mostly on fantasy, action and adventure, where women who have independent goals and importance are rarely seen. 85 more words


Cops as Supporting Characters: Helpers, Villains, and Comedy Reliefs

Not sure why this topic came to my mind or how I’ll tackle it.  Now, I’m not talking about a story that focuses on a cop, which would be a guard in most fantasy settings.  700 more words


Casting Call for My Life.

I look at life as a writer because that’s what I am.

In my opinion, life is split between a series of different characters, but to oversimplify and generalize, I’ll only talk about three types. 379 more words

Personal Writing

Beautiful People, Vol. 17: Drasten Kolsteg from "The Keeper's Curse"

Beautiful People is a monthly blog meme hosted by Cait @ Paper Fury and Sky @ Further Up and Further In. Every month they pose 10 questions for writers to answer about their writing and give readers the opportunity to learn more about the writer’s characters. 1,176 more words


Supporting Characters

Like Alfred is to Bruce Wayne or Jarvis is to Tony Stark (to all you comic geeks, apologies for crossing universes) it all starts with a great support system. 286 more words