Martin Cavannagh of Reedsy has come to my aid again and saved me from actually having to write a post today, by directing me (and, through me, you) to this post on Reedsy about Dynamic Characters. I’m particularly intrigued by the author’s statement that a…

The other day, I was talking story with a writer friend, and we got onto subject of point of view. Now, there are two kinds of point-of-view decisions. One is, do you tell the story from first person (I knocked down the door and strode…

Some writers feel that their characters are autonomous; they speak and act on their own, and the author just follows them around and writes things down. I’m not one of them. Yes, your characters have to seem to be autonomous. Your characters have to seem…

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