The Art of Manipulating Fictional Characters

Making characters “go out of character” while still being “in character”

Photo by Nicolas Thomas on Unsplash

Character development

Conflicting motives/trolley problem

Breaking points

It needs to be earned

Wrapping it up

Margery is a librarian by day and a writer by night; a published short story author and an aspiring novelist. Find more at margerybayne.com or @themargerybayne.

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