A collection of my articles (and some other peoples) discussing advice, tips and things to consider when creating characters for your novels.
How to write good gay characters (from Uchiha at How To Write A Book Now)
How to write people of colour (from MariNaomi at Midnight Breakfast)
How to write about other cultures (from Lian at LianHearn.com)
Writing female characters
Writing male characters
Introducing new characters