We know them when we see them. We all want to create them. But what exactly distinguishes a three-dimensional character from that other kind? What exactly does “three-dimensional” mean and how do we render it on a two-dimensional page? Continue reading
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The outer journey is also known as plot, structure, narrative structure, and ‘what happens.’
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Other names for the character’s inner journey include character arc, character change, character transformation, ritual pain, and range of change.
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There are some distinctions among these terms, but there’s also a lot of overlap. In general, the goal is tension, with conflict and suspense each being a way to create tension. Here we go… Continue reading