Creating outstanding heroes

  • Only dynamic, flawed characters can connect with dynamic, flawed humans.
  • Get inside your hero’s head and figure out what motivates them to do the things they do.
  • If your hero has nothing to fight for, your viewers have no reason to root for him/her. Show your viewers why they should care.
  • Show where your hero’s loyalties lie. If they can’t pick a side, your viewers can’t either.
  • Allow your characters to drive the theme of your story.

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