Page-turner is a term that is thrown around a lot, particularly by those writers who’re hoping to make money from their books. This post will look at what a page-turner is, why it matters, and how you can write one. What is a page-turner? A page-turner is, as the name suggests, a book … More How To Write A Page-Turner.
To call a character ‘sympathetic’ is one of those descriptors that’s very nearly lost its meaning as people use it as a substitute for ‘likeable’ or ‘realistic’. It is not, however, a dead letter, and it represents an admirable, indeed very nearly mandatory goal for the writer. A character that’s sympathetic is one that we … More Sympathetic Characters.