Books and Other Spells: Book Tour: The Bannockburn Spells by Nancy Adams A...:
Characters and How they are Born. Coming up with characters and their personalities/backgrounds, how long does it take to create a character?
The characters in my books have all taken different routes. Some just seem to pop into my head others had to be developed as I wrote.
Take Lilly Marten in my first book, No Matter When. I knew I wanted Lilly to be independent, introverted, have no family and I knew where she would come from (Hooray for T-Dot!). The rest of her personality I created as I went along. Some aspects worked out beautifully like her photographic memory...