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#22 Your Write to: Complicate Your Characters’ Lives

You don’t know Heaven ’til you’ve been through Hell!

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#20 Your Write to: Give Your Characters Values

Give them morals and desires worth testing their limits for!

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The Four Pillars of Fiction Part 2: Characters

Your story’s objective is only as powerful as the characters that convey it. Each member of the cast must represent opposing sides of the main argument, thus providing several different angles to perceive your story’s philosophy. I’ve already written a couple … Continue reading

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Crafting a Character Part 3: A Better Tomorrow

We’ve taken a look at how our present lives are defined by our pasts, and to come full circle, we will delve into breaking the shackles of history and achieving freedom in the future. As always, characters are driven by … Continue reading

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Goal, Motivation, Conflict

One of the most important driving forces of fiction is characterization. Without character, there is no story. The reason why many of us are drawn to the art of storytelling (be it from film, music, TV, theatre or books) is … Continue reading

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