Characterization: Journey to Awareness
By Gail Gaymer Martin
Every novel moves the main characters toward growth on their journey from unawareness to awareness. This happens in any genre from suspense to romance. And it happens in real life. We all make mistakes and, hopefully, learn from them. So do all the main characters in a novel when they are confronted with a situation or an individual whose demands cause opposition that results in change.
Change can be positive or negative. Negative change creates [...]