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Susanne Dietze began writing love stories in high school, casting her friends in the starring roles. Today, she's the award-winning, RITA®-nominated author of several romances who's seen her work on the Publisher's Weekly, ECPA, and Amazon Bestseller Lists for Inspirational Fiction. Married to a pastor and the mom of two, Susanne lives in California and loves fancy-schmancy tea parties, the beach, and curling up on the couch with a costume drama and a plate of nachos. You can visit her on her website, www.susannedietze.com. ...more

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For Writers: Get to Know Your Characters


Today's post is for writers, rather than readers.

Lately, I've received a lot of questions about how I sketch out characters. Online, you can find a lot of character questionnaires to help get to know the imaginary friends who live in our heads. My version is below.

Before you start, though, I suggest you answer three essential questions about your main character(s): what does he or she want? Wh

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Susanne Dietze Donna wrote: "Thanks, Susanne, for becoming a friend on Goodreads. Blessings."

Thank you, Donna! Happy reading! Blessings to you, too.


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Donna Thanks, Susanne, for becoming a friend on Goodreads. Blessings.


Susanne Dietze Thanks, Tina! I'm so glad we could connect! Blessings!


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Tina Hi Susanne!
Great to add you to my friend list.
Blessings,Tina


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