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tips and teases no.9

know your people

You want your readers to know and love your characters but you don’t know them yourself.
 
Once you have your initial character idea, and your story is under way , bring your characters to life by detailing their back-story — for yourself.
 
Know everything there is to know about them and they will start to live for you, and for your readers.
 
 

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