Halloween may be behind us, but that’s not to say that the scary fun is over.
I (Kristina) was one of those children who just loved being scared. 1,035 more words
Have you thought of making the supporting characters in your novel the stars of their own lives? It’s the key to developing more interesting secondary characters, according to a Penguin Random House editor. 285 more words
We’re all well aware of the heavyweight characters of the literary world: Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland, Oliver Twist, Romeo and Juliet, and Sherlock Holmes to name but a handful. 907 more words
While some books can hold their own with a solid, unshakeable protagonist (ahem, Jack Reacher), most books need to have an array of interesting, fully-realised supporting characters. 932 more words
Supporting characters are as vital as their name implies: they support your main characters and plot arcs so that everything runs smoothly (or horribly, as the case may be–disasters make good fiction). 804 more words