Arguably the most important element in a story is your main character or MC. Without a good relatable MC your book will fall flat and lose readers. While there are common tropes you need to avoid, we will cover those in another post. Today we will focus on what you can do to make your character someone readers care about. Please keep in mind that no matter how hard you try you cannot make your character appeal to everyone. So, take a look at your genre and target audience and go from there.
Here are five things you can do to make your MC seem more human:
Marissa Frosch is the head of marketing at Amphibian Press and also writes under the pseudonym Cameron J Quinn. Cameron is the author of The Starsboro Chronicles, which can be found in most eBook Stores. She can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads and her website.
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