Winnie-the-Pooh. Tarzan. Dirk Pitt. Miss. Marple. Jason Bourne. James Bond. Stephanie Plum. Harry Potter. Who created them? Do you know their authors off the top of your head? Would you recognize them if they sat down at the table beside you in the restaurant?
It’s one of those oddities of writing fiction that one of your characters may be more real to the world than you are, more recognizable, remembered.
Kristin King is an author who recently relocated to The Netherlands (which includes Holland). Her top sellers are “Unsinkable Vampire” and “Cain’s Coven,” and her latest novel in the Begotten Bloods Series is Death Taint.