Before I knew what they were about they had me off the 9:20 train from Harrow and on to the train named Corruption. I say ‘they’, but these people had my co-operation. I played a great character in the plot of my own destruction. We all do, granted, but not everyone assists, insists, even, you […]
Know your characters. My reasoning is, that these are the people entrusted to the telling of the story and readers need to be compelled by them. The characters need their own set of complexities, their own opinions, and their own back-stories, then drip-feed readers just enough information to whet their appetite and kick start their imaginations.