Andi invited me to participate in her blog series, I was happy to accept. https://www.andioconnor.net/blog
Today for #CharacterCreation Week, please welcome the talented author, Mandy Eve Barnett! Read what she has to say about her process for developing her characters and be sure to check out her books at www.dreamwritepublishing.com Thanks for stopping by Mandy!
As a free flow writer, I tend to let my characters dictate how their story will unfold and their part in it. Although, this may seem a lazy method of character development, it is harder than having a detailed description of each pivotal character, their backstory and emotional compass. I am writing with the briefest idea of where the story will go and what events it will include. Most of the time the story takes a completely surprising turn (or turns) as I write. It is character and situation driven, conjured from my imagination and the voices of the personalities populating the narrative. Read More…