Tag Archives: Character

What Draws You In, Character or Plot?

Today, we’re discussing a question posed by one of our readers. She asked which did we think drew readers into a book–the plot, or the characters. Here are some of our thoughts on the subject. Bruce Robert Coffin: Great question! … Continue reading

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The Chill of Night Redux

James Hayman: Recently my second thriller The Chill of Night was re-released by Harper Collins. Unlike it’s original release in which it sank unnoticed like a stone, the second incarnation of Chill is doing very well. Yesterday it hit #19 … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg? Character or Plot?

James Hayman:  As I start my fourth novel, tentatively titled The Crossing, I’ve been thinking a lot more about the importance of McCabe’s character to the flow of the story.  About how everything he does is driven by his sense … Continue reading

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