Sacha Blacksacha@allianceindependenauthors.org |
Level Up Your Side Characters
Audience: All Levels
All too often, side characters are afterthoughts for an author. Most writers spend their time focused on the hero and the plot, so their side characters are slapped on without much thought. But they shouldn’t be. Side characters are the pillars upon which your heroes and villains stand.
By the end of this session, you will:
- The principles of creating captivating side characters
- The most common mistakes writers make with side characters...
- And how to fix them
- How to make your side characters represent your book’s theme
If you want to level up your characters, story and craft, this session is for you.
Author and Podcaster
Sacha Black is a bestselling author, rebel podcaster, and professional speaker. She writes educational nonfiction books for writers and fantasy books for both Young Adult and adult audiences. She lives in Cambridgeshire, England, with her wife and son.