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Habits, Motions, and Common Actions of Fictional Characters

on July 2nd, 2014 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Tips for putting characters into motion with habits and physical movement without disrupting the main action of a story.

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Character Reaction—Make Your Characters Respond

on October 20th, 2011 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Character reaction propels story from initial event to climax and resolution. Remember to include character responses as your plot progresses.

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You Got My Attention, But Where’s the Action?

on September 5th, 2011 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Stories need action events. Something needs to happen, not only to keep characters moving forward, but to keep readers interested.

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