Following on from Anne's popular 'Put Your Heart On The Page: An Introduction To Writing' DVD and audiobook, comes her long awaited 'Plotting To Enrich Your Back Story' (http://youtu.be/9_pZvM1wz_k).
What is backstory? It’s everything that happens to your characters before your story begins. Where do you get ideas for back story, almost anywhere you like. Newspapers, other books that you’ve read and found interesting, or films or television series myths or legends history. There are no rules except that you should respect your sources and I would suggest that if you take somebody elses story you don’t makie it recognisably theirs.