Creating Great Fictional Characters

If you don't have good characters, you don't have a story.  The audience has to care about the characters in the story. Give your readers a reason to emotional invest in your book. J.K. Rowling wouldn't been able to turn Harry Potter into a hit if his back story hadn't pulled at our heart strings. Pay attention to the details and breathe life into fictional characters. 1. The First Rule for Creating Fictional Characters

2.  Character Development

3. 10 Questions A Realistic Character Can Answer

4.  12 Character Writing Tips for Novelists

5.  Creating Memorable Characters