Put the "Care" in Character

by Caylith Creator
(Austin, Texas)

Care about your characters. Love them or hate them--but be passionate about them! Are you disdainful or jealous? Does he (or she) have a flaw that endears him to you? What is it, and why do you care? Does even the most despicable character have a spark of humanity? What is it? And the main character should always remain in intensive care, so that your readers will sit at his bedside and even bring flowers.

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