Check out this great post from the Blonde Write More blog on how to get to know your characters.
Do you want to get to know your fictional characters?
Do you feel like you and your characters need to bond?
Don’t despair!I have an amazing new trick for writing better characters. It involves two of my favourite pastimes; writing and shopping.
As writers we need to create interesting and compelling characters because no one will enjoy reading about them if they are dull and lifeless.
We have to make our imaginary friends come alive and to do this we need to know them inside out.
I have been reading a lot of writing craft books and they all seem to suggest filling out questionnaires in order to get to know your characters. This is a great technique but if you want to take things a step further andreally enjoy yourself at the same time – take your imaginary friends shopping! Yay!
Going shopping with your fictional characters is…
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