Justine: Five Weeks Analyzing Common Mistakes. Week 3: Character Above All Else

justine covington, eight ladies writing, chuck wendig, terriblemindsTwo weeks ago, I introduced the five common mistakes writers make in their first few pages, which Chuck Wendig originally posted on his blog, terribleminds. He identified these mistakes after critiquing several writers’ WIPs while at the Pike’s Peak Writers Conference. I then applied #1: The First Page is Vital  and #2: You’re Totally Overwriting to my WIP.

This week is #3: Character Above All Else.

Your characters are the most vital thing to your story. Without them, you have Continue reading