The characters will never enjoy the fullness of their hard-won personal realizations if their journeys are cut short.
Reflection: Archetypal Heroes in Crier’s Knife
Is change always, in all cases, a requirement for interesting characters?
Have You Heard About… Detect Alignment?
Detect Alignment is fertile soil for planting seeds that may help you think about your character’s motivations, strengths, weaknesses, and habits in a new way.
Book Review: The Word and The Void
Chronicles the intersection of the endless cosmic battle - goodness and order against chaos and evil - with the lives of regular people.
Twist on Tropes: Love Interest
The challenge comes when the Love Interest is only a paper-thin motivation for the hero.