The stories I don't want to end, where I'm desperate to find out what happens next in that character's life, are the ones that have a lasting effect on me.
Here's a vlog with simple tips on how to create three dimensional characters.
Christina Farley's debut YA, GILDED, releases fall 2013 by Amazon Children's Publishing (formally known as Marshall Cavendish). She is represented by Jeff Ourvan of the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency, LLC. She blogs and vlogs about writing and traveling, and is often found procrastinating on Twitter.
Photo by Abby Liga