How to "make" readers care about characters?

@Brett: Reflections are good things. Sometimes it helps you bond with a character, or it helps you to realize something about yourself you never knew before. - Read more

Great post, Jennifer and your face on a ball comment made me laugh out loud. (Wilson!!!!). I realize with my first novel that is what was lacking about my main character. - Read more

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