The Write Stuff: Creating Captivating Characters

Heather Rose Jones On Creating Captivating Characters

In this episode of The Write Stuff Sheena talks to Heather Rose Jones about her process for creating characters and hwo she nails the octopus to the wall.

Find out:

  • What questions to ask about your character
  • The three layers of story
  • Why writing a character is like getting to know a friend

About Heather Rose Jones 

Heather Rose Jones writes fantasy, historic fantasy, and historical fiction, including the Alpennia series with swordswomen and magic in an alternate Regency setting. She blogs about research into lesbian-like motifs in history and literature at the Lesbian Historic Motif Project which provides inspiration for her fiction. She has a PhD in linguistics, studying metaphor theory and the semantics of Medieval Welsh prepositions, and works as an industrial failure investigator in biotech.

You can find Heather Rose Jones on


Her Weekly Podcast 

Her Website