The turning of a year is often a time for reflection.
So I thought I'd air a brief musing to help -
I'm fortunate enough to have been invited to do some more teaching of writing in 2017. And one of the courses is going to be on advanced characterisation.
Here's a simple exercise I plan to include, which works well for writers getting to know their imaginary friends, and for...
Take your character and consider this -
What do they hope for from themselves in the coming year?
What do they actually expect?
And what do they most fear from themselves in the year?
Me, I hope for smiles and happiness for us all - wherever they may come to be found, however strangely, and whoever they may be found with.