Backstory: Relevant Information or an Inconsequential Event? — A Writer’s Path

by Brenda Hill When we begin a novel, we need to intimately know our characters. We must know their motivations—why they do certain things and what causes them to react to events with warmth or hostility. Otherwise, their strong reactions or nonchalance may seem strange to other people.

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