Your main goal as writer is to get your reader’s attention.
If your readers can’t remember who’s who in your story, you’re done.
This guide will help you figure out how many characters your story needs, and how to root out the useless characters.
She rode a speckled grey mare through the towering forests of grain, the flower’s white petals lapping at her shoulder with every stride. Dirt furrows rose and fell like foothills, and the forest of grain never changed-
Until her head was nearly lopped off by a scythe.