Installments this month on SHANNON MUIR’S MYSTERY OF CHARACTER ON THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF continue to revisit installments of the weekly Sunday feature revisit topics that originally appeared on this site, combining and expanding related columns into singular topics.

This month’s features included taking a  look at how characters celebrate holidays, seeking inspiration for creating characters, character loose threads and unresolved issues, and developing character backstory.

Check in next month on the third Tuesday to see what you’ve been missing.