Author Lucy has a unique way of getting to know her characters.
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Do you want to know how to reallyget to know your characters? The answer is simple.
Pretend you are having coffee with your fictional character!
I have been using this role play method for sometime and I think it has really improved my second draft. My reviewers in November might disagree…
The thought of doing some character development can make some writers groan, as they view it as aboring writing chore. I will hold my hand up and admit to this.
For a long time I have been more focused on plot, as that is what excites me. In my head character development was just a tedious couple of hours writing lists of facial features. Ugh!
After a couple of bad draft novels I realised (the hard way!) that characters are so important to a story and it is the nuggets of character detail which…
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