Build your Antagonist to be a Powerful Force

Over the next few posts, we will examine the importance of building the characters who will carry your novel’s storyline. (Short stories may not have all these characters due to the length and focus of the storyline.) There are FOUR-character types (the Protagonist, the Antagonist, the Love Interest, and Other Characters) who will populate theContinue reading “Build your Antagonist to be a Powerful Force”

Good Advice from Louis Sachar

Louis Sachar is an American author of children’s books. He was born on 20 March 1954. (This information comes from his website, and I think it is sound advice for authors wishing to write children’s books.) After graduating from law school, Sachar practiced law part-time while writing children’s books. In 1989, he became a full-time writer. HeContinue reading “Good Advice from Louis Sachar”