Telling you how to show character development in your novel is like me telling you how to write a book. It’s obvious, but it’s not. It’s easier said than done, yet you do it without realizing it. It’s probably stuff you already know about.
Still, sometimes a quick reminder is needed. It’s nice to see it laid out in a blog post. I know it is for me.
Maybe these posts help me more than anyone else.
1. Decide what your characters’ motivations are
Just like what we talked about the other day. Why are your characters in your story? What is their purpose? Why do they care about the plot and what do they contribute to it? What would they do in certain situations?
2. Give your characters flaws
No one is perfect. You can learn a lot about a character through their positive traits, but I feel like…
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