Your Daily Writing Habit – Episode 1057: The Character Arc Shaky House Theory
“Everything you write makes you better. But if you really need a tip, here’s one: a good story begins in opposition to its ending. That means you work out how it finishes first, and then begin the story as far away from that point – in terms of character development – as you can.” -Chris Wooding.
The shaky house theory of character transformation. For fiction AND nonfiction authors (along with my frequent reminder about the extremely thin line between fiction and nonfiction writing because writing is writing is writing).
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