A guest post today on To Breathe is to Write….
Today we have Mandy Eve Barnett guest posting. She will be talking about Creating believable characters in our stories.
Mandy is a published author of children’s and adult books, so she knows her stuff. Please give her a warm welcome as only my readers can do.
Creating Believable Characters
Without characters our stories would have no real impact on our readers. We write to engage and intrigue them and hopefully make our protagonist the character our reader cares about. If your experience is anything like mine, there is usually one, or possibly two characters, that make their presence known in no uncertain terms. They want the starring role in our narrative. These characters are usually more defined in our minds and are ‘easier’ to relate to, whether because of a personality trait or because they are more fun to write. When creating the protagonist and antagonist in our stories…
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