Developing characters: lift your eyes from the keyboard

"I am always criticised for my unrealistic characters," said a writer nonchalantly. We were chatting in a cafe. "People say they're not interesting." I moved my eyes and saw seven other people, making coffee, drinking coffee, reading, working at tablets and laptops. "Do you ever look at strangers, and wonder about them?" I asked. "No. … Continue reading Developing characters: lift your eyes from the keyboard