Welcome back! So, as promised, let’s dive right into the details of my first ever book, Welcome to New York. Today’s post is all about… CHARACTERS! Writing people is the most difficult thing for me. It took me a long, long time to learn my way around it, and I know I still have a lot to improve. Over the years, one of the tricks I learned is to cast the characters I’m writing about, like in a movie or TV show. So, very early on, when I have most of their personality down, I tend to start looking for pictures of the people I’m writing into my stories. And, I have to say, it is surprisingly helpful. Once I see them, it’s like I’m finally meeting them, and they naturally become more fleshed out as I write along. With Welcome to New York, it was no different – most of my characters are “cast”. So, without further ado, let me introduce you to our beloved main characters:

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