Excellent blog post on The Cozy Cat Chronicle blog by my friend Blanche Manos.
Who Is That Character, Anyway?
When you think of your favorite stories, what comes to mind first? Certainly, the plot is important but it’s the characters that make the story memorable.
In the Darcy and Flora series that I write, Darcy and her mom Flora are the protagonists and the people who move the story forward. Sheriff Grant Hendley has a major role too as does lawyer Jackson Conner. These people are in all of the Darcy and Flora cozies. Secondary characters also people the town of Levi and the county of Ventris, Oklahoma. There is Pat, Flora’s friend who is a bit scatter-brained but very well-meaning, Jasper, who always seems to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, and other characters who appear as they are needed.
My characters do a lot of talking. Dialogue helps carry the story along, and the characters do…
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