Essential Character Tips for Fiction Writers Guest Post on

Recently I had the pleasure of having a guest post on writer and editor C.S. Lakin’s blog, LiveWriteThrive, “Essential Character Tips for Fiction Writers Guest Post on”

No matter if you’re a plot-driven or character-driven writer, your characters need to feel real so that your readers can connect with and care about them.

If you’re pressed for time or just want to get to the essentials, I recommend these three essential characters tips. By no means are these tips exhaustive. I cover many more brainstorming tools for character and for plot in our newest book for writers, Plan Your Novel Like A Pro, from which this article is adapted.

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Award-winning fantasy novelist, Master NLP Practitioner, and certified creativity coach for writers, Beth Barany runs Barany School of Fiction, a full suite of courses designed to help genre fiction writers experience clarity and get writing, so they can revise and proudly publish their novels to the delight of their readers. She’s also the author of books for writers, including Plan Your Novel Like A Pro, cowritten with her husband, thriller writer Ezra Barany. Connect with Beth via her blog, Writer’s Fun Zone or on Twitter: @Beth_Barany.

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