Okay, so going into this one, I have no idea if this problem is relatable or super unique to me – although the answer, as always, probably lies somewhere in the middle. Either way, it’s one that I run into with honestly embarrassing frequency, so here we go.
(But before we begin, I’m thrilled to be back as a part of the Author Toolbox Blog Hop, and I encourage everyone who’s taking a look at this article to go check out the main page, because the other participants are awesome!)
For me, it’s protagonists. Which is a horrible thing to say, because it feels sort of like a parent saying they just don’t really like their oldest kid. Whether or not it’s true, it’s not supposed to be true, and you certainly shouldn’t admit it.
On the other hand, it’s impossible to address problems if you’re not willing to face them. And it’s not the characters’ fault; I created them. The least I can do for them is to be honest about how I feel.Continue reading