In the last post, I talked about developing a premise. You can check it out here. This week, we will talk about creating characters.
Characters are the foundation on which a story is built. They are the most essential part of developing your story. The premise is your guideline to what sort of characters you will need. So how do we connect them?
First, you need to look at what your premise tells you about your characters. Going back to my example from my earlier post, w
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