Creating Realistic Characters

What should my character do?!

It’s a common conundrum. You worry that if your character does the wrong thing, no one will take her seriously. But you know she has to do something She can’t just sit there and wait for life to happen to her.

Characters are just like real people: they have to be free to make mistakes and make bad choices. As readers, we accept those choices as long as we understand what fuels them.

In this video, you’ll learn…

  • why you DON’T have to complete an entire dossier on your characters (and what to do instead)
  • why your protagonist’s WHY is more important than her WHAT
  • why choosing clear outcomes is the key to making characters realistic

So breathe a sigh of relief and stop fretting over whether your character is doing the perfect thing for your story. Because it turns out the question, “What should my character do?!” has tons of right answers.

Grab the resource mentioned in the video and start creating compelling characters!

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