How To Create Unforgettable Characters

Rachel Poli

Characters are one of the most important aspects of a novel. You can’t have a great story without a great cast of characters.

But what does a character entail? A personality, physical description, motive, likeness, relatability, and so much more.

A lot goes into being a character, but how do you make the type of character that readers wish were real? That readers want to know about, want to be their friends, that never want to forget them?

how-to-create-unforgettable-charactersThink of your character as your best friend.

No, I’m not saying you should base your protagonist off of your real life best friend. Our books are our babies, which means our characters are just one personality trait our books have. We want to make it a good one. And, as our book grows and matures, we want our characters to make a good first impression on our readers.

(That analogy escalated…

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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