Writing from the opposite gender can be hard, but here's some great advice for #writing from a #guysPOV if you're a girl. http://inkandquills.com/2015/02/25/how-to-write-from-a-guys-pov/
What does listening have to do with creating a character of the opposite gender? Check out the answer on www.raeelliottbooks.com ?utm_content=buffer2d560&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Hehe my full name is Delaney and it's on there! :p
What if your novel is too short? Using Rowling's outline method, you can identify and fill in the holes in your story.
Interesting...Male POV tips from a guy...but all guys are different...still, good, broad ideas...
This is why writing is hard, over time you develop a sort of relationship with your character that only an author can feel. You raised that person, helped them grow and watched them live. Your characters are your children.