Romance Writing

Minor Characters

Minor characters are sneaky.  They are necessary to the story but they aren't supposed to take over.  The problem comes when one or more of them do exactly that.  So what to do? Depends.  There are two kinds of minor characters.  You need to know which category your minor character belongs to before you can… Continue reading Minor Characters

Romance Writing

Creating Characters

A long time ago, I bought a book that promised to describe forty-five compelling characters that I could use in my fiction.  As I read it, I realized that I knew someone who resembled each and every character it described. And there were forty-five of them!  Wow! But I realized something.  The author simply described… Continue reading Creating Characters