characters, writing

Characters

I’m plotting a story at the moment so I thought I’d pop down some ideas for characters.

The main character is Philip. He’s a typical ‘bloke’, takes everything for granted, speaks without thinking.  You know the type! One day on a train journey he meets a young lady, indulges in a little light flirting and says something that changes his whole life. He’s a manager at a cinema, married to Eleanor with 2 sons. She has as sister, Maisie, who is married to an Aussie builder.

Other characters include his parents, in-laws, work colleagues and  various members of authority.

There will be serious parts of the story and many humorous elements – humour is what I write best.

What I need now is a title. Once the first element is written I will share it and maybe a title will have come to me … or maybe a suggestion will come through the blog! Since writing this post I’ve thought a lot about this little cast of characters and I have a feeling that the first few paragraphs will be arriving soon!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s