Strengths

  • Characters make us care
  • There’s a solid market for character-driven fiction
  • There’s no question whose story it is

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  • Too many POVs
  • Lack of arc
  • Episodic or slow plot

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  1. Do allow your reader to experience the world through your character’s POV.
  2. Do flesh out your world enough for it to feel real.
  3. Do engage your reader at the human level with objects that are familiar and character-centered.

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  1. Create a world that's both logical and impossible
  2. Don't tell us everything about that world
  3. Make us care about your characters
  4. Don't be boring

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