We all strive to create memorable characters while writing, hoping that our protagonists, antagonists, and supporting characters are three-dimensional and "real" enough to jump off the page and wriggle their way far into our readers' minds and hearts.
With that in mind, I'm very excited about my next couple of Friday posts. I'll be interviewing two wonderful middle grade authors (Shelby Bach!! Anne Ursu!!) and picking their very creative brains about
CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE GRADE FICTION
If you missed my interview with the amazing Linda Urban, it's definitely worth reading~ she gives some wonderful advice on character development.
Until next Friday, I'll leave you with the links on the upper right of this blog (Memorable Characters Link List). Also, since the stores seem to think Halloween is around the corner, and I'm sure those of you with kids are already hearing, "I wanna be ____ for Halloween! No, I wanna be ___!", here are some links to popular costumes based on book characters: