Write@YA Episode 6: Character Overview

Without characters, our stories are … a series of events. Those events are not unfortunate until they matter to someone. With that in mind, this week why dig in to how we craft characters — protagonists, antagonists, side characters, you name it — and why they matter.

Links/Show Notes:

THE GRAVITY OF US by Phil Stamper https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36362237-the-gravity-of-us

More on character misbelief: https://writershelpingwriters.net/2016/09/become-story-genius-characters-misbelief-drives-plot/

Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheet (including an explanation of Dark Night of the Soul): https://timstout.wordpress.com/story-structure/blake-snyders-beat-sheet/

THE HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins

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