In Linda Nielsen’s ‘Life Rolls Along,’ Every Character Has a Great Origin Story [GUEST POST]

What does it take to make an unforgettable character? (Photo courtesy Canva)

We love stories populated with outrageous characters! They’re one of the reasons shows like Dallas and Dynasty were such big hits and why novels like Scruples and Chances are still beloved by audiences the world over. Like Judith Krantz and Jackie Collins before her, Linda Nielsen is an author with a real knack for populating her books with unforgettable faces. But what goes into crafting them? Where do the ideas for them come from? With the publication of her new novel, Life Goes On, Nielsen herself dishes on how she came up with two of her favorite characters in this exclusive guest post. Enjoy! —J&H

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