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Meeting A Main Character

Novels open in many ways, but one thing novels do is present a main character. As a character is introduced, readers begin to gain information about the person, knowledge that helps them understand who the person is and what’s important to him. You get an idea of his goals, motivation, and conflicts. Though readers learn […]


The question which came first the chicken or the egg is difficult to answer in the stream of creation, but as difficult is the question which comes first story or character. It doesn’t really matter. What we need to know is that a novel cannot be written without both—story and character, and one thing we […]