How character flaws shape story.

May 25, 2020 | By | Reply More

How can you create characters with unique and interesting flaws that lead into plots that will enliven your stories?

In this piece, author Will Storr explains the science of storytelling, covering such topics as,

  • How we can use cause and effect in storytelling.
  • Giving characters depth and flaws without being cliched.
  • Creating original characters.
  • The hard work that storytelling is for most writers.
  • Why gossip is fundamental to storytelling.
  • The importance of linking character and plot together.
  • Dealing with character flaws in a series.
  • How TV has changed readers’ expectations of books.
  • Writing without fear of judgment.
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How character flaws shape story.

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I have been working as a full-time author publishing fantasy and science fiction novels for HarperCollins for the last seven years.

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