The number of novels that I’ve read in my lifetime must be in the several-thousands.
Why, in all that time, did I never read critically? Why can I not put a basic plot together!
Up to now, it’s been easy– I come up with some interesting people, put them together and take their clothes off. What happens is almost always transformative, and certainly always orgasmic…
So, I’m told I write great character-driven fiction. But how far can character drive a novel?