Good stories involve weaving characters together
Ways to Connect Characters:
Think about their . . .
Job: where they work, companies they interact with, conventions,
customers, online transactions . . .
Family: relatives they know, relatives they rarely see, and relatives
they are unaware of . . .
Friends: romantic interests, friends they have, those who want to be
their friends, people they are introduced to through other friends,
acquaintances . . .
Extracurricular Activities: classes, dancing, quilting, car clubs,
antiques, book clubs, sports, kids . . .
Background: ethnicity, family roots, childhood experiences,
traditions, neighborhoods . . .
Blind Chance: Create your own connection. Make it work!