Characterization is all important.  Below are links to articles and websites which will help you build characters.

Tami Cowden's great book, Heroes and Heroines: Sixteen Master Archetypes, is amazing but she gives away some of her secrets on her website:

Caroline Myss has another great site for archetypes. It isn't a writer website - she teaches how to use archetypes in life - but it rocks as a source for character arcs.

Alicia Rasley has two books on my 'favorite' list, The Power of Point of View and The Story Within series of workbooks. Here are a couple of her articles on character:



This particular site (fictionfactor) has a WHOLE bunch of great articles - I just gave you a few that I really like.

Here's one for villains!

Remember I told you we'd interview our characters in this class?  Here's some of the many lists of questions to ask.