Episode 326 Thinking about all the characters

Episode 326 Thinking about all the characters

Today’s Topic –  BIG CHARACTERS!!!!

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Podcast Show Flow

  • There is no formula
  • Think of the cast as a whole
  • What your story needs
    • Solo or Ensemble
    • Create character before you create you character
  • Remember if they do not make the story better, they should not be in the cast
  • Types of characters you need
    • Protagonist
    • Antagonist
    • Companions
    • Side Characters
  • Job of character
    • Love Interest
    • Foil
    • Family
    • Mentor
    • Extra
    • Other tropes
  • Twist or two
  • Questions to ask
    • Can characters merge
    • Will people get lost in the cast

Worldbuilding Task

What is a good cast for your story

Real-World Task

Run your cast past a friend or someone you can trust

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