In my last blog post, Five Qualities Every Character In Your Novel Needs To Possess, I mentioned I want to emphasize on character development for your novel.
In the last post, I skimmed over some important factors to consider building your character and mentioned there are five things to make a well-rounded character. These are:
- Beliefs and values
- Physical traits
- Back-story and flashbacks (I added the flashbacks because it seemed to be a reoccurring device for character development); and
- Goals and motivations.
In this post, I will be interrogating the back story for your character/s. Below are things to consider before weaving your character/s back story and flashbacks into your plot.
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