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How To Build a Main Character

If you could build the perfect main character for a video game — not just an avatar, mind you, but for a series — what would that main character be like? 315 more words

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Dear Protagonist: I Don't Need to Like You

Dear Protagonist,

I like you, I really do. I like you because I’m living with you twenty-four seven. You hang out all day with me; follow me to work, take walks on the beach and and yes, we sleep together. 366 more words


Story Outlines

Ah, the dreaded outline–aka plot synopsis. An invaluable aid in organizing a story before commencing the actual manuscript, and a requirement in marketing any manuscript to potential agents or publishers … yet how many inexperienced writers panic or hit dead ends in creating one? 765 more words

The Grand Drama of the Bible

Realizing the power of the narrative marked a monumental turning point in my thinking. Understanding the biblical narrative has since been fundamental to my own theology. 1,035 more words


Banter among the Banal

Who dare write a poem as round and perfect as a flower moon?

A clockwork so precise

it will taunt the protagonist…

make them think twice. 53 more words



let me tell you one thing, your story is only going to have one protagonist and that is going to be you. yes, there will be times when you’ll be forced to become a secondary character in your own story. 178 more words


V is for Vice and Villains

Every story must have an antagonist who makes the life of the main character, the protagonist, as miserable and dangerous as possible. You’d think this would be such an easy character to craft: just imagine the most odious monster or the sickest loser and write him or her into your story. 938 more words