By using diverse characters you will be able to explore complex concepts in simple ways. Introducing characters you are proud of in a story is a fun and interesting thing as a writer you get to do. Imaginative characters are fun for your audience and
All characters have conflict. Often their conflicts arise from goals. The type of goals will determine where your character chooses to exist and towards what they choose to endeavor. As you tell your story, try to solve as many dilemmas as you can
Through the course of their story, your characters may become trapped, even for a little while. The shorter the story, the more they may fixate on simply being free. Compare their being trapped to the goals you set for them. Are the goals you set for
Characters should have a rich background, even if much of the information you devote to their story goes beyond what feels directly pertinent. Remember, in a medium like motion picture you are showing a story and you may be amazed at how much inform
Characters who are teachers are often very interesting to explore. Showing the gain of knowledge your characters endure will most likely improve your project. The benefit is twofold. You can improve your project and also inform your audience. You
Characters can do things a normal human cannot. Have you given your characters enough interesting characteristics about them to ensure they are extraordinary and cinematically worthy? Do they have enough opportunity in your story to show their skills
Why are certain elements in your story? Why have you or your characters made the decisions presented in your story? Explore new elements. If you have spent a month on each of these twelve concepts diligently, by now you should have enough of your s
Consider having your characters learn something in the course of their adventure. Again, examine teacher characters. Consider your heroes or their opponents discovering something of great importance. If solutions were simple, they wouldn't be wort
The greatest stories almost always have a physical element. What can your characters accomplish in the world in which they exist? Are they physically unique? Even if they do not have a physical element for their job, are they physically active? D
Changes in the game plan for your characters allow you to show their drive and inventiveness. The best plan for your characters is often the plan they devise as the audience observes. Your characters may be able to overcome many of their difficulties
Nothing great comes without sacrifice and this is no less true in life than in the journey of your characters. What do your characters forfeit or relinquish? What do they forgo? Is part of their sacrifice based on what they need to endure? Ultima
Challenge your characters to the point you feel their failure may be imminent and their success is never guaranteed. We want to see them triumph over insurmountable odds and overcome inconceivable obstacles. The difficulties they conquer benefit th
Your heroes are your champions around whom the story revolves. They are often brave and even if they are not normally courageous, they are at least courageous enough to accomplish a goal. The type of hero or heroine in your story determines th
If your heroes endeavor and succeed or fail, they shall be proven and the arena is the proving ground of champions. The arena will most likely be suited to the type of hero or heroine you have written. If they barter for a living, they may hav
The agitation, commotion and excitement in the arena often have a time and place to occur such as trading is open, the fight is on or the jury is assembled. The type of exchange the heroes endure is often public and often with physical action, s
The heroes set goals both for themselves and for their adventure. The goals define the type of hero or heroine your character will be and, as mentioned before, the type of hero or heroine they are determines the story. If your audience emotes
The characters at odds with the heroes are as important as the goals. They are the antagonists or protagonists depending on your structure. Generally, a protagonist tries to accomplish a goal and an antagonist tries to stop a goal. If describ
Most stories in which the character is proven a hero or heroine, the audience is allowed to see the character at the beginning of the story would not have been able to have triumphed against the challenges they face at the end of the story, unl
Even beyond the gain, there is something larger than the heroes left altered from the adventure which improves the universal whole. If the Gain is what the heroes gain, the Benefit is what the heroes give. In other words, the positive effect
Eventually, the adventure of every hero comes to a close. The resolve is proven by what the people are willing to do from what the heroes have taught them and exemplified. In a return to normalcy, the any-man must carry forward what the heroes a
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