WARNING: This is a no-edit zone…
When crafting a novel, writers spend a lot of time creating characters. We delve into their goals, motivations and conflicts. We determine their physical appearance, their emotional status and reactions to a variety of situations, and their spiritual chemistry. We weave their history and how it impacts their current perspective and orientations.
We draw these characters and compile all the traits that we see in human beings. And we manipulate them to best serve the story.
A great deal of time has been devoted to qualities and traits on heroes and heroines. Less, but a significant amount of study has been devoted to villains. The same holds true of secondary characters.
And yet we have heard far too little on the incredible strength that comes from … READ MORE