C. Hope Clark’s newest release is Reunion on Edisto, set in her home state of South Carolina, and the seventh in The Edisto Island Mysteries series. Hope is also the founder of FundsforWriters.com, an award-winning site and newsletter service for writers, chosen by Writer's Digest magazine for its "101 Best Websites for Writers" for 21 years in a row. She lives on the banks of Lake Murray in central South Carolina with her federal agent husband.
In your attempt to create characters your readers crave, these five steps can help you get to know and understand your players well enough to write living, breathing three-dimensional characters on the page.
Everyone wants to have won an award, yet writing contests are something of an outlier in the book publishing world. Why isn't entering a writing contest a regular in a writer’s promotional plan? The fear of competition?