Plot vs Character - video

Mystery author Serita Stevens reveals exactly why you need strong characters to have a great plot. “If you don’t have good characters,” Stevens says, “you won’t have a good plot. It’s going to be boring.” Increasingly, there is more and more consensus that character-driven stories are what capture audience interest. It doesn’t matter the genre or the medium, anytime you have a story you need fascinating characters. If readers don’t care about the characters, they won’t care what they’re doing—the plot. Listen to the clip below to find out more!

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