Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 56 short stories and four novels starring his fictional sleuth.
Also, throughout the series, Montalbán has fun by having Carvalho align himself to fictional role models.
But what awaited was a joy, a glimpse into the life of the fictional Umbridge.
“Almost every other fictional character is routinely updated,” said Moffat.
I realized he had concocted some fictional chain of events in his twisted mind.
In fictional narration, verisimilitude is absolutely essential.
While 'Stephen Poore' is a fictional character, he is real enough in some ways.
Dropping my fictional plans for the time I became the historian.
In turn, these affect the behavior of characters in the fictional world.
Lengthy description is not only inimical to a reader's interest; it is perfectly useless in a fictional sense.
late 14c., "something invented," from Old French ficcion (13c.) "dissimulation, ruse; invention," and directly from Latin fictionem (nominative fictio) "a fashioning or feigning," noun of action from past participle stem of fingere "to shape, form, devise, feign," originally "to knead, form out of clay," from PIE *dheigh- (cf. Old English dag "dough;" see dough). As a branch of literature, 1590s.