On Writers Helping Writers:
Everybody loves their heroes, some people even love their villains. But it’s a rare author that actively loves and spends equal time on their side characters.
Sure, some of them are fun to write, but they’re not who the story is about, which is why so many of them are simply slapped on and ill-thought out.
Today, I’m going to help you combat that by giving you three mistakes to avoid when creating your side characters.