How to refine your mystery suspects for the best reader engagement.
Does your character help or hinder the mystery goal?
How to create supporting characters that add to the puzzle of your mystery.
Why understanding each suspect’s relationship to the victim, builds suspense in your mystery novel.
Create believable character flaws for your hero that fit the character and the story. Your readers will connect with a believable character and your story.
5 basics to creating supporting characters. How they interact with your sleuth and suspects to move the story forward.
Character development for mystery suspects is key to creating a difficult puzzle for your sleuth, and your reader.
Create relatable characters by giving them opinions.
As you build your mystery chapter-by-chapter be prepared for characters arrive with unexpected actions. Evaluate these actions in relation to the chapter and to the story vision. Trust the process.
Character context defines their role in the story. Use context as your primary guideline as you create a character background.