What do you remember about the novels you've loved most? Is it the plot or the characters? Most often, it's the characters who captivated you. How do you create characters that engage your readers' imaginations and emotions? Editor, Dave Horton, shares some of the reasons a novelist's characters may fall flat and fail to engage the reader.
The lecture was originally given at an American Christian Writers conference. If you want more information on their conferences and services visit www.acwriters.com.
David Horton is a former businessman, missionary, and mission executive whose publishing experience began nearly twenty years ago. A graduate of Oregon State University, he is currently editorial director at Bethany House Publishers and the author of four books including two novels and The Portable Seminary.