The character lie is the reason your character can’t get what he wants. Challenge that lie with the first pinch point.
Letting characters fail The basis of a character arc is change. By letting characters fail, you will force them to…
Are your secondary characters lazy? Make them do their jobs
Character flaws are the elements that add realism. They add depth and dimension. Without a flaw, your character will seem flat and too perfect
The first plot point is the moment everything is laid out: the stakes, the task, and the opposition. The hero’s bag is packed. Now, the journey begins.