Supporting Side Characters: The 3-D NPC
Time and time again, I hear the same critique about tv shows, novels, you name it:
"The main character was boring, but I kept watching for the side characters. They were so much more interesting."
Not that this is something we aim for, as creatives, but it does serve as a helpful reminder: that side characters are just as important as the protagonist
Issue 043 Author Interview: Avra Margariti and “The Lotus Wife”
Ready for the last Issue 043 author interview, dear readers? Here we have a very, ahem, transformative discussion with Avra Margariti, author of "The Lotus Wife."
LSQ: Ah, elemental love! Can you share with us the idea behind the creation of
this story? What were its influences?
STELLAR SHORT FICTION BY WOMEN-IDENTIFIED WRITERS SINCE 2009
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