Creating Memorable Supporting Characters
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Creating Memorable Supporting Characters

Explore the art of crafting unforgettable supporting characters in fiction writing. Learn how to bring secondary characters to life with a few striking details and charismatic traits, elevating them beyond mere background figures.

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What setting serves as the backdrop for Joseph O'Neill's novel 'Netherland'?

Post-9/11 Manhattan

Which character from 'The Great Gatsby' has a spinoff story in Tom Carson's work 'Daisy Buchanan's Daughter'?

Pammie

In Vesna Goldsworthy's novel 'Gorsky,' where is the contemporary setting?

21st-century London

'Happiness,' a Taylor Swift song, draws inspiration from which classic novel?

<p>'The Great Gatsby'</p> Signup and view all the answers

What literary term describes the plethora of interpretations and spinoffs inspired by a novel's influence?

<p>Insane glut</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which character from 'The Great Gatsby' has their own story told in Tom Carson's work 'Daisy Buchanan's Daughter'?

<p>Pammie</p> Signup and view all the answers

What contemporary city serves as the setting for Stephanie Powell Watts's novel 'No One Is Coming to Save Us'?

<p>North Carolina</p> Signup and view all the answers

In Joseph O'Neill's 'Netherland,' which city and time period does the novel take place in?

<p>Post-9/11 Manhattan</p> Signup and view all the answers

What term is used to describe the profusion of interpretations and spinoffs inspired by a novel's influence?

<p>Insane glut</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which character has a spinoff story where she becomes LBJ's confidante?

<p>Pammie (from 'The Great Gatsby')</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the author's view on writing protagonists versus supporting characters?

<p>Supporting characters are simpler to write</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which author's skill in creating vivid minor characters is praised in the text?

<p>F. Scott Fitzgerald</p> Signup and view all the answers

What distinguishes Owl Eyes as a character in 'The Great Gatsby'?

<p>His large spectacles</p> Signup and view all the answers

In the text, what event is mentioned regarding 'The Great Gatsby' scheduled for January 2021?

<p>Publication of a new edition by Modern Library</p> Signup and view all the answers

What upcoming novel inspired by 'The Great Gatsby' is mentioned in the text?

<p>'Nick' by Michael Farris Smith</p> Signup and view all the answers

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