Moving Beyond Clichés - video

Author and screenwriter Neo Edmund discusses common clichés and character flaws in comics, and how a writer can avoid them. In the 80s, female characters needed to be almost everything that boys find cool. “You don’t start with the idea of ‘I’m writing a female character’ in mind so much as that ‘I’m writing a character.’ A complete person,” says Edmund. Edmund has a lot to say about organic character development. TV may rely on clichés, but there are great ways to use clichés as symbols rather...
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