The importance of backstory: why you should interrogate your characters before planning a rewrite

Last November, I decided to embark on NaNoWriMo¬†for the first time. The experience has taught me a lot about how much can be achieved in a short period of time with sufficient motivation. And how many under-utilised hours and minutes there are in every day, even if it sometimes feels almost impossible to carve out … Continue reading The importance of backstory: why you should interrogate your characters before planning a rewrite