All good stories must have at least one main character (protagonist) and one opposing character or villain (antagonist). Constructing well-developed protagonists and antagonists is key to creating conflict and a more engaging story, so taking time to understand them is important. If readers can't relate to your characters they will lose interest and stop reading. And, don't forget your secondary and tertiary characters - if they're going to make an appearance in your story they need to have a purpose. So, how do you create three-dimensional characters that are real, complex, and keep the story moving? Watch this video to learn tips and tricks for developing compelling characters from award-winning, bestselling authors and industry experts.
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