Solving the Mystery of Authentic Characters and Relationships
This session will first explore the elements needed to create authentic characters. It'll delve into ways to make a character come alive to the reader and also how to craft a multidimensional personality. Methods discussed will include research and unique personal experience. The presentation will also dive into the relationships shown in mystery novels and how to make them compelling. Writing devices used to examine the interplay amng characters will include revelatory behavior, snappy dialogue, and sensory details. Examples from recent novels will be used to highlight the various concepts.