The hero character has been around forever and involved in countless stories you’ve read over the course of your lifetime, but what makes a hero? First off, I think it’s important to understand that a protagonist doesn’t necessarily equal a hero. Your protagonist doesn’t…
Ask questions, take notes, and outline.
1. What does your protagonist want?
2. What happens if your protagonist doesn’t get what he/she wants?
3. What’s standing in his/her way?
4. How is your protagonist different at the end of the book?
5. Why does your reader care?
my problem with writing stories is that i’d rather imagine it and play it out in my mind than actually put it into words
- John Green (via scamanders)
my teacher sent a student home today because the student had had an anxiety attack earlier in the morning and she said “if you have a broken bone, you don’t just keep walking on it and damaging it more, you treat it. Your mental health is the same. Health then school.”
I wish real people actually thought like this