Remember these scrunch boots from the '80's? I do. We all had them, and, boy, did we think we were cool!
As you know, I had a fun girls' night out last night. I got together with three of my friends from high school. It's hard to believe we've been friends for over twenty years, and I'd have to say, we haven't changed a bit! Our shoes may have, but not our personalities.
As we were reminiscing about things that happened during our teenage years, I realized where my characters came from. Since I write YA, most of my characters are teenagers, and obvious reflections of not only me as a teenager, but also my friends. It was almost as if my characters came to life last night. It was amazing. I also came home with some great ideas for improving my characters.
Where do your characters come from?
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