We’ve all been there. You have this great idea for a novel, but, for some reason or another, you’re struggling with the characters. If you’re a beginning novelist then perhaps your first question is “how do I create a compelling character?” Or perhaps you’re just having some minor problems with consistency in your characters or characters’ motives. Either way, I believe there is a solution!
The answer to the first question: “how do you create a compelling character?”
Unfortunately, there is not one answer to this question. There are many things that have to come into place to create a compelling character; however, there is one thing that you can do that will ensure the stability of the character and give them purpose (the first step to creating a compelling character!) — and that is to give them a motive.
In writing, everything comes back to this, which is what makes…
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