Nanowrimo Video Writing Tip #6: Authentic Characters

NaNoWriMoLibbyHellmannRedWhen I finished my first manuscript and sent it to an editor, she broke the news to me that my characters sucked. That they weren’t believable, they did things because I wanted them to, not because it was in their nature. I learned the hard way that I’m really not in charge of my characters once they jump onto the page. Here’s more.