Short story writer, John Gilstrap, noted as potentially the next John Grisham, is one of the featured authors in the recently released WATCHLIST. WATCHLIST is a collection of stories by international thriller writers and is on this week’s BookTrib book giveaway. John Gilstrap provides essays on writing on his website: www. johngilstrp.com and we though you might enjoying reading one of his essays on writing . . .
On Chacter Movotation
By John Gilstrap:
Someone asked me recently about how I motivate my characters. The person told me that he’d read an article somewhere about writing biographies for your characters, or maybe interviewing them to find out why they do what they do.