Characters are such a big part of writing and life - friends and lovers, enemies too.
But I was thinking this week how even the inhuman can have character.
I spent Friday morning at Huish Episcopi Academy in Somerset, doing an inspiration and aspiration talk, and teaching writing -
As the expressions show, it was a great day. And here's a large part of why -
When I got to the Academy, there was a car parking space for me outside reception. And a teacher waiting to greet me, along with the Deputy Head.