What’s driving your character?
This could be (and ultimately should include) stakes, the avoidance of something unwanted, but for this prompt I’m more interested in the motivation: What goodies are in it for your character? What good stuff can they get from going through the obstacle course that is your story? How will succeeding make their life better?
When do they realize that those goodies are in play and that they can’t live without them?
What happens to trigger this moment?
Write the scene.
That’s it for me!
How about you? How do you drive your character through the story? Tell us in the comments!
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