Let’s Talk: Surrounding Cast

Let’s start thinking about the characters that surround your protagonist. Your cast will have different levels of importance. WriterQuestionsAnswered on Tumblr have given some really helpful definitions and explanations of the kinds of characters you may encounter in your stories.

Here is a list of questions to ask yourself to make sure your characters are well-rounded and three-dimensional.

With every good trait your character has, there’s a negative connotation to go hand-in-hand with it. If your character is a smart-ass, maybe they find it really hard to take things seriously — they laugh in the face of danger. Don’t be scared to to give your characters faults and imperfections. This kind of exploration will give your story texture!

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Kirste x

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