What is a flat character? We’ll answer that question, plus look at classic examples of flat characters from film & literature. And more!
Learn what an unreliable narrator is, and how to write one in your story. Plus, examples of the six types of unreliable narrators!
Direct characterization vs. indirect characterization. What’s the difference? Learn how to use both techniques to improve your writing!
Let’s talk about the elements of story. What specific elements do succesful stories have in common? And, what elements do you want in your story?
Learn how to create the perfect character motivation. Discover the three elements of character motivation, and how to use the 9 universal needs in writing.
What is a character foil? Find out what foil chararcters are and how writers use them. Examples of character foils from famous literature and Disney movies.
What do Clueless, Wonder Woman, and Game of Thrones have in common? Amazing character arcs! Learn the secrets of writing your own perfect character arc.
Learn how to fix your boring “Mary Sue” or “Gary Stu” characters with these six helpful tips on how to create an interesting and dynamic protagonist.
External conflict vs. internal conflict. Find out what both these terms mean and how to use them to bring your fictional characters to life!
Learn what makes a perfect dynamic hero, or villain, and what sets dynamic characters apart from the other main types of characters.