Example (Uncovering your protagonist's inner issue) Story Writing


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Example (Uncovering your protagonist's inner issue)

The way to pin-point the specific event that caused the problem or fear that the protagonist must overcome is to relentlessly ask why of everything until you hit paydirt. Here's how such a conversation between two writers might go. (female speaker: Thank you for going over my script with me and helping me with this.) (male speaker: Sure!) (female speaker: So, it's about a woman named Olive, and she cannot make any relationship work.) (male speaker: Okay, why not?) (female speaker: She sabotages every relationship she gets into.) (male speaker: Why?) (female speaker: Um, she starts to fall in love with a guy, and then she pushes them away emotionally.) (male speaker: And why is she doing that?) (female speaker: Because she doesn't feel worthy, she doesn't want to be hurt, um, she doesn't want to be manipulated?) (male speaker: Okay, so is there a specific incident in her past that makes her feel this way now?) (female speaker: I don't know. I guess that's where I'm bl...

Example (Uncovering your protagonist's inner issue)
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Example (Uncovering your protagonist's inner issue) provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Lisa Cron as part of the Writing Fundamentals: The Craft of Story

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