Inspiration for Characters

The sources that inspire characters are as varied as the characters themselves. A lot will depend on the setting you have chosen and the period. A demure young virgin might fit better into a Victorian drama, than into a racy modern rom-com but there is a need for caution in all eras. We have all …

Looking for Inspiration

At the May meeting of the Whittlesey Wordsmiths, we started to look at how we would choose a location to provide a setting for our stories/novels. The main considerations were: Suitable for the story Do you need a particular building, such as a library or a shopping centre, or maybe a tower block? This would …