You never know from where or who influence will strike.
By CP Bialois
Have you ever noticed how much the people around us influence our writing?
If you’re anything like me, then the obvious answer is yes. We draw on those we know or notice when designing our characters and even our stories. But that answer is way too simple for me (I know, I just have to make things complicated, right? 😀 ).
I guess what I’m saying is, how many times have we created a character whose traits are so vague that we can only wonder where a certain trait came from? I know it’s happened to me more than a few times, and I only recently figured out where a good amount of my inspiration came from.
We all put part of ourselves into our characters, but I go a step…
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